Runway Rehabilitation, Augusta Regional Airport Augusta, GA
Pavement Condition Index (PCI) study
The latest Pavement Condition Index (PCI) study that was performed on the existing airfield pavements at AGS indicated that the Primary Runway (17-35), and General Aviation and Air Carrier Apron pavements were on the cusp of major rehabilitation. As a result, it was determined a full rehabilitation of the pavements were recommended, which included preparing Preliminary Pavement Rehabilitation Design for the Primary Runway 17-35 (8,000’ x 150’); General Aviation Apron; and Air Carrier Apron. Due to funding, it was determined to only prepare final Contract Documents associated with the Pavement Rehabilitation of the Primary Runway 17-35. Special coordination efforts were made with AGS and their airfield tenants in order to minimize closure of the airfield pavements. Thereby using the secondary runway (8-26) as the primary runway when Runway 17-35 was closed for rehabilitation. The final phasing was developed so the airport could remain operational during business hours by utilizing the secondary runway.