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Airport Project

Kotzebue Airport & Safety Area Improvements

Location: Kotzebue, Alaska

Project Dates: 2010-2012

Owner: State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

Contract Amount: $14,397,950

Status: Complete

Project Details: The Kotzebue Stage I project included earthwork, lighting, paving, and pavement markings; rehabilitation of a taxiway and runway and the approaches of three taxiways with the runway. The project earthwork included a dig out of poor soils within the runway, subgrade between taxiways and the placement of insulation board and separation geotextile during backfill to improve the runway foundation and to mitigate frost heaves due to permafrost.