About this Project
FST was the Program Manager on the $32.3 million Runway 6-24 Safety Area Improvement Project at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. As Program Manager, FST provided management, coordination, resident engineering and inspection, design, and design review on a complex series of projects.
The $12 million reconstruction of Runway 6 included the installation of a major communication duct bank, runway and centerline lights, Taxiway L construction, and safety area improvements. For the improvements to the Runway 24 safety area, FST constructed an FAA compliant full safety area and completing the 30% Design Report. The design report included multiple options, including a full 1,000 ft safety area with a four-lane tunnel and the evaluation of EMAS option with 600 ft safety area.
FST provided additional services included in the design report, including:
- Service road design
- Safety and security considerations
- Landside roadway design and traffic study
- Major utility coordination and relocations
- Relocation of navigational aids
- Consideration for approach lighting
Owner: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, City of Manchester, NH
Location: Manchester and Londonderry, NH
Highlights: FST provided on-call emergency inspection services and design of structural modifications to the Keller Hangar due to life-safety concerns. When an emergency arose at the airport, FST structural engineers were on site inspecting the structure within two hours of being called.