Fort Lauderdale International Airport Runway: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The project included the embankment and major utility infrastructure for the new South Runway and associated elements. The work comprised of approximately 5,000,000 cu. yd. of embankment to be placed on both sides of the US 1, FEC Railway and Airport Perimeter Road to bring the new runway to the designed profile and cross section. It also included an additional 1,000,000 cu. yd. of embankment in wedge areas, which is the transition between the new runway embankment and the runway and taxiway structures that are being built by others over the US Highway 1, FEC Railway and Airport Perimeter Road. The work also consisted of approximately 325,000 sq. ft. of MSE wall and approximately 16,000 sq. ft. of temporary MSE wall. Included is approximately 27,000 lin. ft. of various storm drainage pipe sizes ranging from 18-in. to 96-in. in diameter; installation of some 123 drainage structures; 332,000 sq. yd. of pavement demolition; 648,000 sq. yd. of dynamic compaction on the west side of the project; removal and/or abandonment of a number of water, sewer, natural gas and jet fuel pipelines; and miscellaneous airfield electrical ductbanks and conduits associated with the development of future Navigational Aids in support of the overall runway program.