Articles tagged with 'Construction' | Tampa Airport

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2021
May
03,
2021
| 21:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is in the process of updating the ceilings above all of its existing curbsides. The new look, pictured above, brings more light and a cleaner, sleeker look. ...
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March
29,
2021
| 21:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Construction on TPA’s innovative express curbsides is moving rapidly with some of the biggest – and most complicated – elements in the rear-view mirror.In early March, construction crews with Hensel Phelps finished the last of five major roadway deto...
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March
22,
2021
| 20:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
At Hillsborough County’s three general aviation airports, the future is looking optimistic – even strong.After an initial dip in early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, flight operations are ticking up, airplane fuel is flowing and several impressiv...
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March
08,
2021
| 22:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Imagine trading in a used Honda with 300,000 miles on it - reliable though it may have been - for a brand new Tesla. It’s faster, more efficient and, of course, it’s got that new car smell. That’s essentially what Tampa International Airport is doing...
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February
22,
2021
| 22:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The furniture is in, the landscaping complete and the music is already being piped through the building.After months of construction, the SkyCenter atrium is nearly complete.The new atrium provides a key link between the SkyConnect system at the Rent...
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February
18,
2021
| 19:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s SkyConnect flock got a little bit bigger this week with the addition of its two newest members: The Sandhill Crane and Anhinga.On Feb. 16, TPA welcomed four new train cars – two with larger-than-life depictions of the Sa...
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January
25,
2021
| 22:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Construction crews are finishing work on a new airfield bridge project that will add a key connection between Tampa International Airport’s main runways, making it easier, safer and more efficient for planes to navigate the airfield.The Taxiway A Bri...
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January
11,
2021
| 14:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Early Monday morning, crews opened a new walkway connecting the Long Term Parking Garage to the Main Terminal transfer level.This walkway replaces two smaller walkways that previously connected the garage to the terminal and it is one of the first pu...
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2020
November
30,
2020
| 21:33 PM Europe/Amsterdam
SkyCenter One and the adjacent atrium appear all but complete – at least on the outside.For the past several months, contractors working on SkyCenter One office building and atrium have steadily knocked down one milestone after another, turning more ...
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November
06,
2020
| 22:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Road crews are installing a new overhead parkway sign that will require the complete closure of the outbound George J. Bean Parkway for two nights this month. All visitors leaving TPA during this detour will be directed out of the airport via the Spr...
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October
20,
2020
| 15:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Last week, crews working on the SkyCenter One office building completed all the exterior glass for all nine stories of the building. With this work complete, all the glasswork for the SkyCenter, the connect SkyCenter Atrium and elevated pedestrian wa...
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October
13,
2020
| 00:28 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Steel is flying, concrete is flowing and progress on Tampa International Airport’s innovative express curbside expansion is beginning to take shape nicely. The blue side curbside project will add eight lanes for passengers without checked luggage,...
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September
21,
2020
| 18:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport continues to take advantage of a drop in passenger traffic to advance critical construction projects that will help better position the Airport for years to come. Over the past six months, TPA has made rapid progress on...
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August
11,
2020
| 17:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The SkyCenter One office project hit a major construction milestone last week when crews lifted the final steel beam, officially topping out the nine-story structure. The event took no more than ten minutes - but was years in the making. “This ...
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April
13,
2020
| 23:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The construction world is continuing at a rapid pace - and that includes many Airport projects. Last week, SkyCenter One hit another major project milestone: The building’s six-story parking garage is now fully topped out. In just over eight we...
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February
10,
2020
| 22:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
  SkyCenter One is going vertical as work on the nine-story office building is really starting to move along quickly. In recent weeks, crews with contractor J.E. Dunn have begun pouring concrete shear walls for the building’s two stairwells and...
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January
28,
2020
| 18:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
  United Airlines’ new Maintenance, Repair and Operations hangar is well underway on the east side of Tampa International Airport’s property, with crews busily hoisting the structure’s massive steel frame into place. The $33 million project, wh...
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January
14,
2020
| 18:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Nothing says construction progress like a brand new tower crane. Last week, crews installed a 224-foot crane – the tallest since TPA’s Master Plan expansion began in 2014 – at the site of the Airport’s new nine-story SkyCenter One office building,...
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2019
December
13,
2019
| 17:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Driving in or out of Tampa International Airport, it's hard to miss the progress happening at the SkyCenter development site. Windows and precast panels are going up at the SkyCenter atrium, giving it shape. The steel frame for the pedestrian brid...
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December
06,
2019
| 20:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The SkyCenter bridge and nearby atrium are really starting to take shape! Crews with Hensel Phelps recently hoisted the bridge into place in three large sections and are now working on the exterior of the structure, including metal roof. The glass...
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November
12,
2019
| 19:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board of Directors on Nov. 7 approved a construction contract that will allow work to begin on two of the biggest elements of Master Plan Phase 2: The new express curbsides and Central Utility Plant. The ...
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November
12,
2019
| 19:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Coming to Tampa International Airport in the next couple of years? Slow down! Tampa International Airport has reduced the speed limit on the George J. Bean Parkway by 5 miles per hour due to extensive construction on the roadway. The widenin...
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November
07,
2019
| 18:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and developer VanTrust Real Estate on Thursday broke ground on the new SkyCenter One office – the first commercial office building linked to the Airport by train. The nine-story office building will be located in a prim...
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November
05,
2019
| 18:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There’s no better way to check out the progress on the new SkyCenter construction area than from the sky. The building’s steel frame is complete and workers recently finished pouring the concrete floors for all five levels, allowing crews to work ...
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October
25,
2019
| 22:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Oct. 27 kicked off nearly two years of roadway construction as part of an effort to widen the George J. Bean Parkway to accommodate projected passenger growth. The project is a key element of TPA’s Master Plan, which...
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October
03,
2019
| 17:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Construction at our new SkyCenter commercial development site is flying – and so is the steel. Crews working on the SkyCenter atrium have placed about 85 to 90 percent of the structural steel, which forms the bones of the building, and is expected...
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September
10,
2019
| 18:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
You’ve heard the plans for the new SkyCenter development area. You’ve viewed renderings for the express curbsides. And you’ve seen what’s left of the old Red Side Rental Car Garage after the recent implosion. But one of the most exciting Master Pl...
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September
03,
2019
| 20:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will permanently close the west side Transfer Level bridge between the Long Term Garage and the Main Terminal on Sept. 9 as part of the blue express curbside expansion project. All guests and employees will still be abl...
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August
26,
2019
| 15:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With a series of loud bangs and a ground-shaking rumble, the old Red Side Rental Car Garage came tumbling down in 14 short seconds early on the morning of Aug. 20 – the combination of months of careful planning and preparation. Now the heavy lifti...
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August
13,
2019
| 15:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Master Plan Phase 2 is taking off across Tampa International Airport’s campus. To the south, the SkyCenter atrium is going vertical with new steel columns and beams going in every day. The Main Terminal’s express curbsides are underway. To the nor...
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