Terminal renovation milestone marked by ‘Topping Out’
It is a time-honored tradition to conduct a topping out ceremony when the last brick, steel beam or piece of concrete has been placed in a construction project. Austin|Hitt, the joint venture team leading the Charleston International Airport terminal redevelopment, continued that tradition today when it placed the last major structural steel in the renovation project – a rooftop dome.
New deputy director or airports named
Al Britnell, director of public safety, has been named the Charleston County Aviation Authority’s new deputy director of airports for administration and public safety.
Four traffic lanes to close Monday, Jan. 6
At 4 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, four of the eight lanes of traffic in front of Charleston International Airport will close to accommodate the airport’s renovation and new construction. The lanes will remain closed for most of 2014.