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Extend Taxiway Echo East

Extend Taxiway Echo East 2019
Total Est. Cost:  $4.3M
Construction Start Date:  June 2019
Completion:  October 2019

Taxiway Echo is the parallel taxiway serving Runway 09-27, the main runway used for commercial operations.  The 2012 Master Plan identified extending this taxiway to the threshold of Runway 27 as a key operational project to complete.

The successful contractor for this project is C-1 Contractors.  The contractor has mobilized and site excavation is underway.  Construction will take place over the summer months with completion by the end of October. 

The following is a summary of the key milestones to August 31, 2019:  

  • Excavation is well underway with the principal excavation complete
  • Installation of sub-base material is progressing well
  • Tie-in to threshold of Runway 27 is complete except for asphalt
  • Night work for the installation adjacent to Runway 09-27 started at the beginning of August and will run until September 7, 2019
  • Neighbouring home owners were notified of the night work
  • Multiple abandoned services were uncovered, both known and unknown, with no safety issues arising
  • Tie-in to the existing taxiway started September 3, 2019