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There has been a delay in a Lake Charles double murder trial.More >>
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -
The Lake Charles Regional Airport is shutting down one of its runways beginning March 4 as crews work on some renovations.
Officials said the scope of the project will include the replacement of about 6 percent of the existing concrete pavement, a complete joint seal replacement, the removal of rubber deposits and the installation of new precision markings.
The airport will also be rehabilitating the subsurface drainage within the runway safety area.
The repavement process will take at least 90 days to complete.
Officials said Alfred Palma Inc. has been awarded the contract to complete the required work and will work seven days per week in order to accomplish the project "as quickly as possible."
In a news release, airport officials said that the airport "scheduled these projects to take place during the spring in order to take advantage of more favorable weather conditions."
"Likewise, several projects were scheduled to take place simultaneously so that the runway would only be taken out of service a single time. Given the work that must be accomplished, we will not be able to reopen the runway during the 90-day construction period unless the work was to be completed ahead of schedule," officials said in the release.
The airport is home to United and American Airlines with service to more than 500 destinations.