b'66 PHXPASSENGER TRANSPORT wreck. Stationing the airport team, designer and fixed facilitygreat collaboration between all the parties construction manager in a shared space helped prevent that.involvedthe city, the executive team, That co-location really helped not only build a sense of teamwork,the design and construction companies, and got everybody working together, but really helped on theairport operations, all the consultants and coordination, observes Pilwallis.contractors. Every step of the way, they He also points to the benefits of using a construction managerworked together, and the focus was really at risk delivery model: Getting the builder, designer and theon the outcome, she says. That great airport operations folks collaborating during the design phase ofteamwork made it a pleasure to work on theDIANE WOODEND JONESthe project really helped us streamline a construction plan that fitproject and was instrumental in successful not only the way the contractor wanted to build it, but the wayproject delivery.that would have minimal impact on airport operations.The teamwork during Stage 2 was enhanced by the fact The strategy also provided opportunities for the constructionthat the airport was able to bring back contractors and project manager to assist the design team. Pilwallis offers the examplemanagers from earlier stages. They had knowledge of the of the precast girders used for the guideways in Stage 2. Thesystem and there was very close collaboration because designer took them to about a 60% design, and then theeverybody knew who everybody was, and we all worked well contractor solicited qualifications and bids, and brought thetogether, Jaquess explains.precast fabricator on board. Then, the designer and the fabricatorComing into the final stretch of the project, the top priority is worked hand-in-hand to optimize the design of the girders specificgetting the system running seamlessly in time for the huge influx to the way the fabricator would build them. of visitors expected when Phoenix hosts the Super Bowl LVII in Diane Woodend Jones, chairman and executive vice presidentFebruary 2023. of Lea+Elliott, believes that the projects success was born of SNOWBOSS: SAFERSNOW REMOVALOPERATIONSPrevent runway incursionsTHE BYD K7MSnowBOSS software keeps airport snow removal teams safer while managing the pressures and demands of snow and ice removal, especially in reduced visibility. SnowBOSS helps prevent runway incursions by alerting equipment operators of a potential incursionMade inMax 12-Yearbefore it happens. It also allows team supervisors to monitor and coordinate the work of snow removal vehicles inside and outsidethe USA Comfort WarrantyAircraft Operations Areas for more ef cient use of resources. Made in the USA leonardocompany-us.comSeptember 2022AirportImprovement.com'