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Design / Build Services for Jetblue Yellow Garage at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, NY

Owner:
PANYNJ

Completion Date:
2008

Construction Manager:
Turner Construction Company

Key Features:

  • Design-Build Project ($64M)
  • Project including a connector bridge to the Light Rail
  • A Unique Structural Steel and Precast Tee Structure allowing for a quicker erection
  • Design allowed as increased capacity per square foot (more spaces/sf)
  • Simplicity of design as an open garage aided in PANYNJ security efforts
  • Entry and Exit Plaza

Project Scope:

PSSI was the General Contractor for this $65 million design/build project for a five (5)-level, 650,000 square-foot, aboveground parking facility for 1,500 vehicles consisting of precast double tees on structural steel beams and columns and a superstructure supported on steel taper-tube piles and pile cap foundations. The work included coordination of superstructure and other subcontractors, including retaining and managing design engineers; and responsibility for all submittals, inspections, and documentation. Other tasks included excavation; relocation of existing in-ground utilities; installation of piles, concrete pile caps, and grade beams; installation of new underground utilities and drainage structures; managing and coordinating a precast concrete double tee superstructure on steel beams and columns (lateral loads resisted by moment frames in lieu of braced frames); precast concrete spandrels; finish work including a curtain wall and storefronts, facility lighting, an emergency generator, automatic doors, overhead traction elevators, caulking and waterproofing, standpipes, railings, cast-in-place concrete stairs, sidewalks and medians/islands, and line striping; asphalt concrete at grade level; and site work, including curbs, sidewalks, and roadway restoration.

Work included the construction of controlled access entry plaza and exit toll plazas, conduit installation including fiber optics, and accompanying pavement and sitework.