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Airport, Transit: New Tom Bradley International Terminal

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Photo courtesy Walsh Austin
The 1.2-million-sq-ft replacement terminal is said to be the largest public works project in Los Angeles history.
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Coordinating the $1.3-billion replacement terminal at LAX—the largest public-works project ever in the city of Los Angeles—was "like working on your car while it was driving 60 miles per hour down the freeway," says Jimmy Cole, senior project manager for Walsh Austin Joint Venture.

The job, which kicked off in February 2010 and wrapped up December 2012, was turned over in six phases to allow for airport operations to continue undisturbed.

Remarkably, the 1,200 workers completed the job with 1.35 million man-hours and zero accidents.

Project Team

Owner: Los Angeles World Airports

Lead Design: Fentress Architects

General Contractor: Walsh Austin Joint Venture

Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates

Civil Engineer: TMAD Taylor & Gaines Inc., Pasadena

MEP Engineer: Syska Hennessy Group

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