The US construction company Suffolk has been awarded the contract for the Terminal C renovation project for the Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Texas.
The 850,000 ft2 incremental project includes interior upgrades at 18 domestic gates; Reconfiguration and expansion of ticketing and security controls; Concessions and toilet area upgrades; Replacement and installation of energy efficient glazing and HVAC systems; Revision of passenger boarding bridges and preconditioned air units; Ramp marking and guidance systems; Jet fuel lines; and new baggage handling areas.
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Mark Penny, General Manager of Suffolk Construction Operations in Dallas, said, “Suffolk is thrilled and humbled to be working with the world-class DFW team on this major Terminal C airport refurbishment. This project will enable us to demonstrate our demanding planning and construction processes. ”At the same time, we are strengthening our partnerships in the Dallas / Fort Worth region. We are honored that DFW has entrusted us with this important project for the airport and the surrounding community. “
Suffolk was selected for the project in collaboration with 3i Contracting. The pre-construction of the project has already started and will include detailed micro-phase and sequencing planning to ensure continuity of customer service during the later construction phases. Complete construction and renovation work is scheduled to begin in 2024, and the project is expected to be completed in 2026.
Michael Williams, President of 3i Contracting, based in Dallas, said, “The 3i Contracting team is delighted to be working with Suffolk to renovate Terminal C at DFW Airport. Our company participated in the airport’s capacity building program over 15 years ago and this is a great example of DFW’s commitment to growing minority business (MBE) businesses. Our “One Team” approach between Suffolk and 3i will be a great example for our community and other companies. “