Skanska secures US$335m design-build contract for Los Angeles International Airport
Swedish construction company Skanska has secured a new airport construction contract in the USA. Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has signed a US$335m contract for Skanska to deliver the design and build of the airport authority’s Roadways, Utilities, and Enabling (RUE) project. Arup are also the lead designer for the new airport infrastructure project.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the world’s third busiest airport. It’s also the second busiest in the USA. The RUE project is designed to allow LAX to serve it’s customers with greater efficiency. It’s the next phase of the airport’s Landside Access Modernization Program.
The new airport infrastructure to be constructed will include:
- A new Automated People Mover (APM),
- A Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility; and,
- An Intermodal Transportation Facility (ITF)-West.
Construction is due to start by the end of 2020. The project is expected to be completed in Q4 2025.
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