Eutaw Construction Company, Inc. was recently awarded a contract of $24.68 million dollars for the Airfield Modernization Program at the McGhee Tyson Airport. 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 underdrain 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.
This project involved the movement of approximately 197,278 CY of unclassified material, 10,000 SY of 9″ subgrade stabilization, placing 9,600 tons of 6″ limerock base course, laying 300 LF of storm drain, and 2,300 tons of asphalt paving.
Cleared and grubbed 53 acres, moved 173,700 CY of unclassified embankment, 520 LF of 6′ X 3′ reinforced concrete box culvert, 1,230 LF of storm drain, 150 tons of grouted rip rap, and 49 acres of seeding.