Knik Construction - General Heavy Construction Company Specializing in Remote-Site ProjectsGeneral Heavy Construction


Airport Project

Eareckson AS, AK Airfield Repair Project

Location: Shemya, Alaska

Project Dates: 2010-2012

Owner: United States Air Force/ Prime Contractor: Earth Tech/AECOM

Contract Amount: $35,902,427

Status: Complete

Project Details: This project involved procuring and barging in over 50,000 tons of crushed aggregate and all equipment to the island of Shemya. Knik milled the existing runway asphalt (using a GPS system) and produced and placed a new two-inch-thick asphalt pavement layer. Work also included excavation, backfilling and the placement of over 1,000 cubic yards of Portland Cement Concrete for the installation of 40 aircraft tie-downs and associated concrete work in support of new airport lighting.