Granite Awarded $45 Million Runway Reconstruction Project in Nevada

WATSONVILLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)—Granite, America’s Infrastructure Company, has been awarded a $45 million contract by the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority for the Runway 16R-34L Reconstruction Project at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Reno, Nevada.

Granite’s scope of work includes reconstruction of a 20-year-old runway with approximately 40,000 cubic yards of concrete, 25,000 tons of hot-mix asphalt, 22,000 tons of aggregate base, 40,000 tons of asphalt treated base rock and 60,000 tons of wildlife rock that is often used between runways and taxiways to keep animals from burrowing or nesting. Construction materials for the project will be supplied by Granite’s Lockwood Facility.

“Granite has a long history of performing work at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, performing close to $100 million of work over the past twenty years,” said Granite Regional Vice President, Brian Dowd. “We look forward to once again working with Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority on this critical infrastructure improvement project.”

Construction on the project is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2020 and is estimated to be complete in the fourth quarter of 2021.


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