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Airport Project

Bethel Airport Phase III

Location: Bethel, Alaska

Project Dates: 2005-2006

Owner: State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

Contract Amount: $14,165,584

Status: Complete

Project Details: The project consisted of expanding the primary runway safety area from a width of 300 feet to 500 feet along its entire 8,400-foot length. A secondary runway embankment was constructed 700 feet to the east with a 4,600-foot by 150-foot runway safety area. Two material sites were developed on airport property. Over 1,000,000 cubic yards of sandy-silt material was excavated and hauled from these two sources.