Granite takes off with $25M airport taxiway revamp project in California

ConDig (29-Oct-19).  Civil contractor and construction materials producer Granite Construction Inc has landed a $25 million deal to upgrade an airport taxiway in southern California.

Under the deal with Los Angeles World Airports, the Watsonville, California-based contractor will carry out phase two of the project at Van Nuys Airport, which includes replacement of taxiway pavement, shoulder pavement and the taxiway lighting system.

It also features complete airfield signage modifications and various grading and drainage improvements. About 30,000 tons of base materials will be supplied by Granite’s Littlerock and Big Rock Facilities. 

Construction is slated to start in fall this year and is expected to be completed in spring 2021.

The Van Nuys Airport is in southern California’s San Fernando Valley and is one of the world’s busiest general aviation airports, according to Granite.

In September, Granite reported that it had snared a $20 million deal to revamp the runway at Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Washington.

In June, Granite secured a $39 million contract to revamp the Lewisville Dam in Lewisville, Texas.

In February, a joint venture led by Granite Construction Inc secured a $21 million contract to revamp aging sewer infrastructure in Atlanta, Georgia.

Granite said it had bagged a $22 million deal to revamp Highway 1 in Santa Cruz, California, also in February.

In December, Granite secured a $50 million highway revamp contract in Silver Springs, Nevada.

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