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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport



Capital improvements
Airfield Electrical Rehabilitation

Scope of Work: The project will rehabilitate and improve the reliability of the airfield electrical system. The work consists of the demolition of existing electrical ductbanks; installation of new electrical ductbanks with associated circuit cable; replacement of runway /taxiway edge and centerline lights; replacement of runway touchdown zone lights; replacement and/or upgrades of airfield signage; replacement and/or reconfiguration of windcones; electrical vault improvements; and new constant current regulators, and reconfiguration/improvements to the airfield lighting control and monitoring system.

Construction Update: Contractor is currently working on Phase 3 (Runway Hard Closures). This phase includes removing existing and installing new runway edge lights, center lights, touchdown zone lights as well as Runway guidance Signage and wind cones.

Current scheduled Hard Closures: Runway 1-19 (Sept 29, 2014 - Oct 12, 2014) and Runway 10-28 (Oct 20, 2014 Nov 2, 2014).

Construction Start Date: January 6, 2014

Duration of Contract: 386 Calendar Days

Contract Completion Date: January 27, 2015.

Contract Amount: $12,004,699.42

Engineer of Record: Atkins North America

Contractor: Frischhertz Electric, INC.

Funding Sources: FAA Grant/State/Local