Wayne County, Michigan, USA

Runway 4R-22L, Detroit Metro Airport

Broke for removal 199,000 square yards of 17″ thick and 84,000 square yards of 11″-13″ thick concrete pavement in 28 shifts. Breaking typically done with two 8600 Badger Breakers® but three were used when necessary to meet production requirements.

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Project Details


Runway 4R-22L, Detroit Metro Airport, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

Existing Pavement

17" thick JRCP and 11"-13" thick JRCP


April, 2012 to August, 2013

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