Airfield Construction

7.28.2020 8:57am local (by: MRL)

AIRFIELD ASPHALT PROJECTS
COMPLETED: August, 2020
Projects Start Date: Mid July
Project Cost: ~$180,000
Project Contractor: Advanced Asphalt
Projects Estimated Completion:** Late August 2020

Project Descriptions: Multiple asphalt construction projects around the airfield including: Repave a portion of Air Show Way by Gate 5, repave asphalt around the maintenance shop, repave and new paved area around the fuel farm, pave new walk path around Sierra Aero/Mtn Lion office building, new paved drive at non-profit container farm.
Impacted Areas: Short durations with redirected traffic when needed.

7.17.2020 12:00pm local (by: MRL)

TRUCKEE AIRPORT ROAD SIDEWALK PROJECT
COMPLETED 09.11.20
Project Start Date: Estimated Sept 2020
Project Cost: $162,000
Project General Contractor: Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC)
Project Completed: Friday, September 11, 2020
Project Description: Complete the southern most portion (~350 lf) of sidewalk on Truckee Airport Rd between, south of the Town of Truckee Offices and commercial businesses to the intersection with Hwy 267.
Impacted Areas: Minimal, project is on undeveloped areas of the road. May require intermittent traffic lane control.

3.10.2020 3:14pm local (by: MRL)

RUNWAY 29 BLASTPAD
COMPLETED Friday 6/26/2020
Project Start Date: Friday 05/22/2020
Project Cost: $152,100. (FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Truckee Tahoe Airport funds will be used to complete this project.)
Project General Contractor: Meyers Earthwork, Inc.
Project Description: The project entails reconstructing the blastpad area (approach end) of Runway 29. A runway blastpad is a surface near the end of the runway provided to the reduce erosive effect of jet blast and prop wash on the surrounding surfaces. The area is typically covered by chevron markings.
Impacted Areas:
- Runways 11-29 will be closed during the construction. Pilots check NOTAMS for exact dates and times at: https://www.notams.faa.gov/dinsQueryWeb

3.10.2020 2:47pm local (by: MRL)

AIRCRAFT WASH RACK
COMPLETED Friday 06/30/2020
Project Start Date: Monday, May 4, 2020
Project Cost: $365,625. (FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Truckee Tahoe Airport funds will be used to complete this project.)
Project Description: The project entails building an aircraft wash rack area with a runoff collection system. The wash rack will be located on the southeast side of the 100LL Self Serve fuel island.
Impacted Areas:
- South east corner of the self serve fuel island, with construction vehicle traffic around the airfield fire gate south of the fuel island, and on Chandelle Way.

3.4.2020 9:31am local (by: MRL)

CARE FLIGHT HELIPAD
COMPLETED: June 30, 2020
Project Start Date: Monday, May 4, 2020
Project Cost: $382,500. (FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Truckee Tahoe Airport funds will be used to complete this project.)
Project General Contractor: Meyers Earthwork, Inc.
Project Completion Date: Friday, June 30, 2020 (8 week construction schedule)
Project Description: The project entails relocating and expanding the Care Flight helipad to the west side of the Care Flight office building and expanding the helipad to hold two helicopters simultaneously. A new fuel delivery system will also be included with this project.
Impacted Areas:
- Expect construction vehicle traffic, heavy at times, around the dirt area immediately to the west side of the Care Flight office building, at Gate 4, and the asphalt driveway/ramp area to the south side of hangar rows Juliette and Kilo.
- Vehicle traffic to and from hangar rows Lima, Mike, November and Papa will be diverted to the south side of the warehouse building in front of the Roundhouse Makerspace facility. The short connector road between Kilo and Lima hangar row tarmacs, (north side of Care Flight operations) is closed during construction.
- Thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to make KTRK even better!

10.15.2019 9:10am local (by: MRL)

WEST SIDE AIRFIELD RAMP/TAXILANE WIDENING
COMPLETED 10.18.2019
Project Start Date: Monday, October 07, 2019
Project Cost: ~$190,000.
Project General Contractor: Meyers Earthwork, Inc.
Project Estimated Completion Date: October 25, 2019
Project Description: This project entails widening ramp/taxilanes along the western perimeter of Papa hangar row, the eastern edge of November hangar row, and southern perimeter of Mike, November and Papa hangar rows by 12.5'. This project will also square off the far western corner of the ramp at the Lima hangar row. The ramp/taxilane widening projects will ease aircraft maneuverability, allow for safer wing tip clearances, and also help facilitate snow removal.
Impacted Areas:
- All work to be done off the asphalt surfaces, with minimal to no aircraft impact.

10.2.2019 3:58pm local (by: MRL)

Maintenance Shop and Adjacent Generator Building Painting
COMPLETED 9.20.2019
Project Start Date: Monday, September 9, 2019
Project Cost: $16,705.32
Project General Contractor: Easterbrook Painting, Inc.
Project Completion Date: September 20, 2019
Project Description: The project entailed, prepping, priming and painting the airport's metal clad maintenance shop and adjacent generator building on the corner of Chandelle Way and Aviation Way.
Impacted Areas:
- No public areas will be impacted. Easterbrook Painting, Inc. will divide the job into sections allowing airport staff uninterrupted 24-7 access to the maintenance shop building and adjacent generator building.

8.27.2019 4:12pm local (by: MRL)

SAW CUT & SEAL SUPPLEMENTAL JOINTS, HANGAR TAXILANES J & K
COMPLETED 10.9.2019
Project Estimated Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
Project Cost: $90,000.
Project General Contractor: Q&D Construction
Project Estimated Completion Date: Friday, October 11, 2019 Schedule is weather and temperature dependent.
Project Description: Project involves cutting patterned expansion joints in existing asphalt taxilanes and filling with rubberized crack filler/sealer. This process extends the life of the asphalt.
Impacted Areas:
- During day light hours, (7am - 5pm) there will be intermittent day long hangar access restrictions to rows Juliet and Kilo.
- Care Flight helipad operations will temporarily be moved on a daily basis during impacted construction days.
- Vehicle access to hangars tenants in Lima, Mike, November and Papa may require temporary airfield access via the temporary gate in the warehouse parking lot. Follow traffic re-routing signs.

8.2.2019 2:09pm local (by: MRL)

Terminal Building East Side Parking Lot & Gate 7 Area Trenching
COMPLETED 10.11.2019
Project Start Date: Monday, August 5, 2019
Project Cost: Included in Taxiway Romeo Reconstruction FAA AIP Grant $1,900,000.
Project General Contractor: Meyers Earthwork, Inc.
Project First Phase Estimated Completion Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 (includes rough patching)
Project Description: Utility communication line upgrade
Impacted Areas:
- Terminal building east side parking lot will be closed, as well as Gate 7 by the playground for the week.
- Terminal building handicap parking, the receiving dock and the playground will remain open.
- Public parking will be condensed to the terminal west side parking lot with overflow on Chandelle Way if needed.
- Access to Sierra Aero, Mtn Lion, the tower, CAP and EAA will be thru Gate 5 (by the fire station and blast fence) via Air Show Way (road on south side of hangar rows Alpha thru Hotel)
* Caution yield to aircraft taxing on Air Show Way during construction.
* Caution construction vehicles will also be using Gate 5.
- The trench area will be temporarily patched until later in the taxiway Romeo project.

7.9.2019 3:20pm local (by: MRL)

HANGAR 1 OFFICE BUILDING
COMPLETED 12.31.2019
Project Start Date: Week of June 24, 2019
Project Cost: $600,000.
Project General Contractor: Prosser Building & Development, Inc.
Project Estimated Completion Date: December 31, 2019
Project Description: The project entails building a 1,920 sq ft office building to house: 2 offices, a reception desk, 2 bathrooms, a break room and a flight training room. In stage two of this project the 1960's era office space currently inside the hangar will be removed to expand hangar floor space to enable more planes to be under roof during maintenance service.
Impacted Areas:
- The dirt area on the west of Hangar 1.
- The Jetway Taxiway to the west of Hangar 1 will be closed during construction.

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