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Toledo Executive Airport to Receive Taxiway Upgrades

The design for upgrades to the main runway and taxiway at the Toledo Executive Airport in Milbury, Ohio, will be starting soon. In a recent article from AviationPros.com, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority wants to extend and resurface taxiways at the airport. The taxiway route was built in 1991 and needs resurfacing.

RS&H is the port authority’s general consultant for the airport and will be responsible for completing the design work and preparing construction bidding documents. Construction to extend and resurface the taxiways should only take three months once funding from the FAA is approved.

Manassas Regional Airport Wins ENR Award

The Manassas Regional Airport in Manassas, Virginia, recently won the Award of Merit in the Airports/Transit category of the Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) 2013 Best Projects.

In a recent article by American Towns, the project involved extending the primary runway at the airport. RS&H was the prime consultant and provided design, permitting, and construction management services for the project.

Read the full article here.

Phil Schwab Explains Five Benefits of Public-Private Partnerships

Last month, RS&H’s Phil Schwab authored an article in the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) news update, Inside Lane. The article, “P3s offer financial and design flexibility,” provides an overview of a public-private partnership, a contractual agreement between a public agency and private-sector entity to deliver a public service or facility with the use of private funding.

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Master Plan at Anchorage Airport to be Released Soon

Anchorage International airport at dawn, Alaska

RS&H is leading the Master Plan that will be released at the beginning of this year for Anchorage International Airport. In a recent article in Airport World, the Master Plan needed to be updated and is a necessary document for the airport to make informed decisions about infrastructure investments. The plan recommends future expansion and will prepare the airport to meet future demand for landings and take offs, passengers, cargo, and general aviation.

Read the full article here.

Duluth Terminal Receives Award from Minnesota Construction Association

The RS&H-designed Duluth International Airport terminal was recently named recipient of the Minnesota Construction Association (MCA) Choice Award for the project of the year. According to the MCA’s newsletter, the $78 million project was a catalyst in boosting the local and state economy by awarding 110 contracts to more than 90 companies, which created more than 300 sustainable construction jobs. The LEED silver-certified 110,000-square-foot building was designed to reflect and showcase the region, as well as keeping the passenger experience in mind.

This is the second distinguished award won by the terminal in 2013. It also won ENR Midwest’s Best Airport Project. Read more about this award here.

Read the full announcement in MCA’s newsletter here.