McGhee Tyson Airport

Eutaw Construction Company, Inc. was recently awarded a contract for the Airfield Modernization Program at the McGhee Tyson Airport with a low bid of $24.68 million dollars.  This will be the first phase of the Airfield Modernization Program, which has an overall estimate of $100 million dollars throughout the next 4 years.  To meet current regulations set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Eutaw will perform various scopes of work including, but not limited to: demolition of approximately 3,000 linear feet of center runway 5L-23R, connecting taxiways and all correlating drainage, electrical and navigational aid systems; more than 500,000 cubic yards of unclassified excavation and embankment; more than 6,400 linear feet of RCP drainage piping and more than 22,000 linear feet of 6-inch edge drain piping; 82,000 square yards of 16-inch PCC paving; more than 11,500 tons of asphalt base and surface course paving; extensive electrical and navigational aid (NAVAID) work; abatement and demolition of two buildings (totaling more 31,000 square feet); and ancillary items.  Eutaw Construction is mobilized and geared up to complete yet another challenging project, on-time and under-budget.

City of Hattiesburg Sewer Improvements

Eutaw Construction was recently awarded a $2.59 million contract to improve a sewer system for the City of Hattiesburg in Hattiesburg, MS.  This project consists of installing approximately 3,843 LF of 30” sanitary gravity sewer main ranging from depths of 15–25 FT deep.  The project also consists of installing approximately 20 precast manhole structures ranging from 5-8 FT in diameter at various depths, with the deepest structure being installed at nearly 26 FT deep.  This 8-10 month project is set to kick off in the latter part of June.

LEADERS CELEBRATE START OF U.S. 412 BYPASS

State and community leaders earlier today broke ground on one of the biggest highway projects in state history.

Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department Director Scott Bennett, Highway Commission Chairman Dick Trammel, former Highway Commissioner Bobby Hopper and Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse were among the estimated 100 people who attended the event that helped kick off construction on the U.S. 412 bypass of Springdale.

The four-lane, interstate-style freeway section of the bypass will cost $100.6 million.

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