CIAL Project Takatū – Runway Shoulder Works

Isaac Construction were involved in the Runway 02/20 Shoulder Works known as Project Takatū. Christchurch International Airport won the ACENZ Excellence Award for the Project Takatū in 2017.  The works were carried out over a period of 14 months of night shifts.

  • The scope of works for this project included the replacement of the existing 7.5m wide, 100mm deep concrete shoulders with a flexible runway shoulder pavement.  A new
  • additional 7.5m wide flexible Runway Blast shoulders achieving a full runway width (with shoulders) of 75m were constructed.
  • The necessary earthworks required within the runway strip to construct the runway shoulder replacement and widening and all tie-ins to existing taxiway infrastructure.
  • All storm water runoff requirements related with the additional pavement area and new earthworks.
  • Protection and or alteration of existing Airways Infrastructure to accommodate the widening works.