Bishop International Airport
Value Engineering / Work in Occupied Facility
Sorensen Gross provided pre-construction, construction management, and general contracting services for several projects at Bishop International Airport.
The Airside Expansion project included Golf T Hangers and Storage Tanks. The budgeted amount for the project was $12 million, but by reviewing all design drawings prior to release for construction we were able to make value engineering revisions to the layout of facilities and utilities resulting in savings of $1.8 million. Project was also completed 3 months ahead of schedule.
The Landside Expansion project included an addition to the passenger terminal with related demo, landscaping, signage, boiler and chiller replacement, HVAC and electrical construction. This was a two-story addition to the ticket lobby consisting of 11 ticket counters, 3 offices, and 3 takeaway belts. The addition was structural steel with standing seam metal and PVC membrane roofs.
The Terminal Expansion involved the addition of approximately 46,850 SF to the passenger terminal of the airport, adding four new airline gates and a 60-foot widening of the connector bridge between the concourse and the ticketing/bag claim areas. Project included related demolition, HVAC, fire protection, plumbing, electrical, and signage, as well as site work and civil improvements, including utility relocation and aircraft apron demolition and paving.
The work was primarily performed in and around secured areas of the airport that operate 24/7, including the existing terminal and the surrounding active aircraft apron, and was carefully planned and scheduled to accommodate these conditions.