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Project 3 – South Airfield Drainage, Phase I & II

Construction Currently In Progress:


North Apron Reconstruction

Reconstruction of the North Apron pavement.  Start Date:  September 19, 2016.  Progress Point:  Phase 1 complete. Phase 2 ongoing. Five (5) phases for a total of 1 million square feet of pavement replacement.  Total bid cost of approximately $9 Million by CSW Contractors. Estimated Completion date is in the fall of 2017.


Current Planning, Design and Studies:


Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan Update

Ricondo & Associates examined the applicability and validity of the current Airport Planning Area (APA), Overflight Zones and implemented measures used in land use planning with adjacent communities.  The planning horizon will be based on future airport activity levels and not specific years.  Start Date: January 2015. Progress Point: Land use and demographic data for study completed. Staff continues to meet with adjacent jurisdictions for additional consensus prior to PMGAA Board consideration for adoption in January 2017.


Environmental Assessment for the Northeast Area Development Plan

The Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Northeast Area Development Plan, led by Ricondo & Associates, began in July 2013. This project provides a complete environmental assessment for the future Northeast of the airport.  Start Date: July 2013. Progress Point: EA document is finalized and FAA legal review completed.  Public outreach and review of the document is scheduled for December 13, 2016 with a Record of Decision (ROD) expected in January, 2017.  Estimated Completion Date:  January, 2017.


SSCP Queue and Terminal Improvements

DWL Architects + Planners, Inc. will provide Architectural and Engineering Design Services for the SSCP Queue and Terminal Improvements project including modification to the TSA Security Screening Checkpoint Queuing (SSCP) and Arrivals exit lane area; as well as bollard hardening at the curbside.  Start Date:  October, 2016.  Progress Point:  Project is currently in the validation stage for the basis of design.  Estimated Deign Completion Date:  May, 2017.


Terminal Roadway Traffic Analysis & Concept Study

Dibble Engineering to lead the design effort for the Sossaman Road and Terminal Roadway Improvements project taking selected improvements outlined in the west Terminal Optimization (WTO) Study to facilitate expanded volume and ease of flow to, in front of and from the Terminal area.  Start Date:  October, 2016.  Progress Point:  Dibble currently working on validating data and drafting a concept design report for PMGAA and the City of Mesa.  Estimated Study Completion Date: Early 2017.


Taxiway Alpha Design & Construct

PMGAA Board approved an Authorization of Services for Dibble Engineering to update and prepare plans and specifications for biding the reconstruction of Taxiway Alpha from Taxiway’s November to Lima.  Start Date:  October, 2016.  Progress Point:  Soil sampling and surveying is complete and the Cat Ex has been received.  Estimated Design Completion Date: March 2017.


Upcoming Projects:


South Central Fire Protection Improvements

Replace the floating lids on reservoirs and miscellaneous improvements. Tentative award January 2017.


Air Traffic Control Tower Environmental Assessment

Request for Qualifications advertised November 2016.  SOQs received December 2016. Tentative Award February 2017.