|Period:||November 1996 - May 1997|
|Contract:||San Pedro Airstrip Runway Extension and Improvements.|
|Employer:||Belize Airport Authority/Government of Belize|
|Employer's Address:||Ladyville, Belize|
Relocate and construct San Pedro Airstrip to international standards 1000m long 20m wide.
Salient points of the works are
The extension of the runway was done by reclaiming swamp lands. Locally available material on the island was used along with geogrid for reclamation. Locally available material on the island was cement stabilized to construct the base. Premix asphalt surface.
|Total Value of Contract:||BZ $1,435,000.00 US $717,500.00|
|Contract Awarded:||October 1996|
|Period:||12 Months||Completion Date:||Actual Completion Date is 7 Months - The work was completed ahead of schedule.||Funding Agency:|
Savings were achieved which were applied to a premix asphalt surface instead of chip seal. San Pedro is an island and construction works create interesting logistics obstacles that had to be overcome.