New T-hangar Construction (November 28, 2016 – June, 2017)
At this point, the project remains on schedule and the new hangars are expected to open in June of 2017.
OSU Tower Fire Life Safety Stairs (October 10, 2016 - July 31, 2017)
The FAA has bid and contracted a company to construct a set of Enclosed Fire Exit Stairs along the South side of the control tower. The tower does not currently meet new requirements for life safety egress in the event of a fire in the base of the control tower. This construction should not interfere with any aircraft operations.
Construction will begin October 10th, with completion expected July 31st, 2017.
They plan to relocate utilities and construct the external stair foundation from October 10th to November 16th, 2016.
Construction of the structural steel and siding is expected from March 1st to April 30th , 2017.
Finish work inside the tower will be from May 1st through July 31st, 2017.