Rubblization
Airports

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS, USA

Rubblization: Hanscom Field, Bedford

This airfield runway rubblization and asphalt overlay project was a high intensity, 24-7 project, with only a 30-day closure during August of 2017 for the complete reconstruction of Runway 11-29 at Hanscom Field in Bedford, Massachusetts. The very aggressive schedule was made possible by utilizing concrete rubblization and asphalt overlay which can be completed much more quickly than traditional full-depth reconstruction techniques.

Antigo operated 2 to 4 MHB Badger Breakers® and one grid roller to meet the contractor’s production requirements. Antigo rubblized 105,000 square yards of concrete during 8 day shifts and one night shift.

This project is one example of the many ways Antigo and its fleet of concrete breakers can assist owners in meeting their unique project needs.

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Project Details

Location

Hanscom Field, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Quantity

Rubblized 105,444 square yards

Existing Pavement

9” thick jointed plain concrete pavement (JPCP)

New Pavement

4” minimum thick asphalt overlay

When

Rubblization completed in 8 work days and 1 night shift in August, 2017

Owner

Massachusetts Port Authority, Project No. H262-C01

Contractor

Daniel O’Connell’s Sons, Inc., Franklin, Massachusetts

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