Category: 2017 Airport news

Airport newsletter December 2017

December 29 — The Gnoss Field Airport runway is now open. Construction work, however, is still continuing on the airport property even with the open runway, including on Saturday, December 30. As always, please use caution and observe airport safety rules: No vehicles or pedestrians on the runway or taxiways at any time. Exercise caution around … Continued

Airport newsletter November 2017

November 29 — Late yesterday, results from the sampling and testing of base material (the rock under the runway asphalt) indicated areas that do not fully meet specific contract material specifications. Additional sampling is occurring this morning. Results from these tests will not be available until Friday morning, due to the testing procedures and standards that … Continued

Airport newsletter October 2017

October 31 — Construction activity resumed at the airport on Monday, October 30, with the washing and cleaning of the large conveyor belt and rock processing equipment used to make the aggregate subbase. Most of the processing equipment was removed on October 31. Also on October 31, the runway subbase placement began with contractor employees following … Continued

Airport newsletter September 2017

September 29 — County staff is excited about the progress made in the first full week of the runway rehabilitation project. Large heavy equipment has been brought in by the contractor and over a quarter of the runway pavement has been ground up, screened and stockpiled on site this week. The ground up asphalt is being … Continued

Airport newsletter August 2017

August 31 — The contractor, Team Ghilotti, has received a notice to proceed from the County. In order to optimize the construction schedule, take advantage of good weather and possibly complete work earlier, the contractor may close the runway ahead of previously provided tentative schedule, as early as September 25, 2017. The 32-day duration of the closure is expected … Continued

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