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Oakland International Airport recently completed its most critical Taxiways

Saturday, February 10, 2024

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Oakland International Airport has recently finished phase 1 of its Taxiway W Rehabilitation project. It’s a multi-year phased method to developing OAK’s one of the most critical taxiways. Phase 1 was converted around 1,900 feet of Taxiway W, the main departure route for almost all operations at the primary runway of OAK. Taxiway W is mainly used by commercial traffic, general aviation, military, cargo, and even SF Fleet Week air show operations. Construction started last year in August and reached considerable completion late 2023.


On the project, prime contractors included AECOM and DeSilva Gates Construction, LLC besides a horde of helping suppliers and subcontractors comprising Royal Electric Company. For phase 1, the total project cost was $28.7 million, with $19.2 million extracted from FAA grant funding through the help of the Airport Improvement Program.

As a noteworthy capital project, it worked under the Maritime and Aviation Project Labor Agreement of Port of Oakland. MAPLA offers local union pays that surpass federally required rates and comprises participation of financially deprived workers.


The engagement of the stakeholder partners of the airport was instrumental in growing a comprehensive project phasing plan. Due to this cooperative approach, OAK executed two exclusive solutions exact to this project phase:

Using jet blast deflectors to bring construction crews and equipment safely in closer proximity to the aircraft.

Activated a temporary bypass taxiway around the construction site to maintain the access.

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