Fast-Track Construction of Runway 14-32 Pavement Rehabilitation at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport

The Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority (SMAA) sponsored the Runway 14-32 Pavement Rehabilitation at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota, Florida. Runway 14-32 is the primary runway at SRQ and serves commercial jet and general aviation traffic. Runway 14-32 is a 150-foot-wide asphalt runway, which was extended in 2002 to its present length of 9,500 feet, with published precision instrument approaches at both ends. This project consisted of a pavement rehabilitation of the center 7,000-foot section of Runway 14-32. The project consisted of milling two inches off of the existing runway pavement and overlaying the runway with two inches of new P-401 asphalt. Due to the continuous flight operations at SRQ, the project had a strictly enforced seven-hour construction window which consisted of three hours for paving before installing temporary pavement markings. Reopening the runway on time was critical to the Airport and for the Contractor to avoid financial penalties. This paper will present the construction coordination practices and schedule conducted during the fast-track pavement rehabilitation of Runway 14-32. The final construction was completed within the contract timeframe and below the contract amount.


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 289-300
  • Monograph Title: Airfield and Highway Pavements. Efficient Pavements Supporting Transportation's Future

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01144344
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780784410059
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 12 2009 11:08AM