b'PASSENGER TRANSPORTBDL37car companies. The footprint the airport provided and the designAn area on the ground level of the vertical that we worked out with our partners from the airport really makecore building is earmarked for connections that work very well, Minerva says. to public transportation, including high-For convenience, fuel pumps are located in the quick-turn areasfrequency bus services and, eventually, the on levels two, three and four. This atypical arrangement requirednearby Windsor Locks rail line. We provided a the above-grade fuel lines that run below the garage decks to beperimeter corridor to set that location within the enclosed in special assemblies for fire protection. footprint of our facility to allow future buildout of that overhead rail or rail grade potential, notesRYAN TOWNSONMixed-Use Components PGAL Senior Associate Ryan Townson.The first level of the new facility includes 830 additional publicConstruction Winsparking spaces, increasing BDLs total parking capacity by 10%. Half of the new spaces are covered parking; half are in a surface lotEarly in the design-build planning process, the project team next to the ground transportation center. Eventually, the airport plansdetermined it could save more than 12 months by prefabricating the to convert the surface lot into a parking garage and tie it into thegarages precast concrete components off-site and bringing them to existing circulation for public parking.the project site using just-in-time delivery.During planning for the new groundThe team worked closely with Blakeslee Prestress Inc., a transportation center, the team identified theConnecticut-based precast supplier, throughout the process. need to relocate the egress points and toll boothHeavy emphasis was placed on integrating the precast with the plaza for the adjacent public parking garage.planned building systems, which in turn helped speed construction That work occurred while the design-build teamonce the precast was delivered to the site, says St. Lawrence.finalized construction drawings for the newThis prefab approach for the garages also helped ensure facility, notes Shaun St. Lawrence, senior projectrigorous quality control, St. Lawrence adds. Individual components manager with KBE Building Corp.SHAUN ST LAWRENCE included oversight by a state-mandated third-party inspector Offering a unique combination of airport planners, aireld design experts, parking specialists, and transportation professionals, Kimley-Horn develops customized solutions to achieve your airports goals. Our team continues to grow, withan expanded capability to analyze your detailed airspace needs.San Antonio International AirportTo learn more, please visit www.kimley-horn.com/aviation or contact our National Aviation Practice Leads:J.J. Mortonarthur.morton@kimley-horn.com Heliport at Salinas Municipal Airport312.212.8487Carlos Maedacarlos.maeda@kimley-horn.com321.438.6647Pam Keidel-Adamspam.keidel-adams@kimley-horn.com480.207.2670AirportImprovement.comNovember | December 2022'