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Experience

Aviation / Transportation

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Maynard Jackson International Terminal, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. The International Terminal provided direct access for the Atlanta International traveler. The Terminal is located at the east end of the airfield, close to the existing International Concourse E. This expansion included an additional 10 gates, an apron area, airfield services, the relocation of Taxiway “D”, and the relocation of existing catering facilities. DRB was retained to work with the design team, Department of Aviation, and the airlines, exploring selective alternatives and providing construction cost information. DRB’s ability to accurately project construction costs enabled the design team to explore multiple options very quickly. DRB served in the role of Executive Constructor – responsible for providing input regarding the design of the project controls systems. The team identified over $600 million in savings, which included changes in construction management structure, airfield configurations, buildings and facilities. This high profile and most important project was a 10-year program that provided the airport with a new, state-of-the-art international terminal complex and three (3) airside concourses.

Atlanta InternationalHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Concourse E, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. As the most challenging project within the airport complex, the scope of work includes tunneling under an active runway and threading the tunnels between the Concourse E foundations piling system.  The project also included the transportation system, stations and renovation to the Concourse E track systems. As principal-in-charge, Mr. Boyken led the team providing cost estimates for five new emergency generators around Concourse E to provide additional emergency power capabilities to serve the various occupancies of Concourse E.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Concourse A, B, C and D, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. The scope of work included replacing all of the HVAC roof top units, the HHW and CHW piping, ceilings and related work on all four concourses while they remained open with passenger traffic.  Mr. Boyken worked with the design team to deliver the Project on time and within budget.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Midfield Expansion, Atlanta, GA, Scheduled Budget Analyst. Mr. Boyken led the project controls team for the Midfield expansion. As part of his duties, Mr. Boyken was responsible for establishing procedures for all pay application submittals and the ultimate approvals within 10 days of receipt. His team estimated and negotiated over 4000 drawing releases, tracking all budget and cost center allocations for the multi-contractors. Mr. Boyken also oversaw the scheduling team and consultants responsible to interface the multi contractors for this project.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Terminal Atrium, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. Mr. Boyken provided cost estimating services for the airport design team creating a budget for the terminal atrium addition.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, CONRAC Facility, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. Consolidated Car Rental Facility (CONRAC) is located west of Interstate 85 and connected to the terminal complex by an elevated people mover and roadway system.  The project features 1.2M square feet of parking structure surrounding a Central Passenger Rental Facility.  The site also includes four maintenance facilities to support the rental car companies. Mr. Boyken worked with the design team to provide scheduling and cost information to successfully bring the project within the $140M construction cost limitation.

HeathrowLondon Heathrow International Airport, Terminal 5 (T5), London, England, Principal-in-Charge. Mr. Boyken served as a member of the executive constructor team providing the project controls group with guidance in establishing project control systems. The T5 project was an $8.5 billion expansion of Heathrow International Airport. The new state-of-the-art international terminal complex and two airside concourses were connected by a subterranean people-mover system. The entire complex was linked with the London Underground and extensive highway and utility infrastructure.

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Birmingham, AL, Principal-in-Charge. Mr. Boyken assisted the Airport Development Office with the construction scope of work which included the security upgrades for the existing Terminal (Concourses B and C). The modernization included improved security checkpoints and baggage screening, passenger convenience, imaging and way finding, concession and building systems, and infrastructure.

Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN, Principal-in-Charge. Nashville International Airport is a public and military use airport located in southeastern Nashville, Tennessee. The complex serves ten (10) airlines with forty-seven (47) gates in the 1,000,000 SQ FT terminal. Project Management Services were provided for the construction of the airport’s longest runway at 11,000 feet, taxiway and taxiway bridges, plus related public road works. The $60M Project was completed two (2) months ahead of schedule at a savings of more than $2M under budget.

Memphis International Airport, Memphis, TN, Principal-in-Charge. Memphis International Airport is a public and military use facility southeast of Memphis, Tennessee. The complex is home to the FedEx Express Global Hub, processing the busiest & largest cargo operations of any airport worldwide. Services provided include estimating support for the airfield improvements. The scope of the Project included construction of an $11M runway and taxiway.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Hebron, KY, Principal-in-Charge. The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport sits upon 8,000 acres in northern Kentucky, servicing much of Cincinnati’s population. Delta’s $500M Terminal 3 expansion added Concourse A and B, in addition to adding a $50M Concourse C for Comair. Also, another $350M was used to construct four (4) much longer runways. Cost Estimating Services were provided for the terminal expansion and worked with the design team to assist Delta with their planning budgets.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Arlington, VA, Principal-in-Charge. Reagan National is an international airport located south of downtown Washington, D.C. in Arlington, Virginia. The extensive renovation and expansion included converting Hangar 11 into The USAir Interim Terminal, an addition for Delta Air Lines, later converted to Authority offices, new terminals, parking garages and relocation of several gates in the main terminal.  Mr. Boyken led the estimating team to provide a check estimate for the $450M major improvements at the airport complex.

Hunter Air Force Base, Flight Simulator Building, GA, Principal-in-Charge. Built in 1929, The Hunter Airforce Base in Savannah, Georgia is a military airfield, home to the 3rd Infantry Division for adjoining Fort Stewart to efficiently deploy soldiers and cargo globally. The $7.9M, 32,000 SF Readiness Training Center serves approximately 5,000 soldiers, airmen and coastguards, and the Army’s longest runway east of the Mississippi River at 11,375 feet. The Project included 1.2 acres of paved area for military equipment, 5,000 SF training/assembly hall, five storage areas, and a fitness center with Male/Female locker rooms. As Principal-in-Charge, Mr. Boyken led a team performing cost estimating services for the engineering firm designing the facility.

Orlando International Airport, Orlando, Florida, Principal-in-Charge. In conjunction with HOK, we successfully completed Airside 2 Terminal program starting a more than 10-year relationship at the Orlando International Airport.  The initial work expanded to include the South International Terminal Complex and an open ended contract directly with the Airport Authority. Since the contract commencement provided estimates for the planning, engineering and capital projects departments. The scope of the projects ranged from repair and renewal projects worth several hundred thousand dollars to the multi-million dollar South Terminal Development program.

The following are subsequent engagements with the Orlando International Airport:

South International Terminal Airport Terminal Expansion – This program includes the design and construction of a new international terminal complex located south of the existing terminal building.  Passengers will access this new complex via a state of the art people mover system.

Airside 2 Terminal Expansion – We working with HOK provided the cost management services for the recently completed Airside Two Terminal Complex.  This $60M state of the art Airside Terminal facility bid within in $50,000 of the project budget and was completed on time.

North Terminal Capacity Improvements – This $511M project involved the reconfiguration of the vertical transportation cores, expansion of the ticket lobbies, Federal Inspection Services facility, roadways, parking, rent-a-car facilities and the addition of “sky bridges”.

Heintzelmen/Midfield Development – This $83.7M project involves the development of 518 acres of property on the east side of the Airport for commercial use. Development estimates included site fill, drainage and all utilities required to provide useable land.

Airside 1 & 3 Reconfiguration – Terminal Buildings 1 & 3 were opened in 1981 and were considered state-of-the-art at that time. Advancements in airline business technology and aircraft types have aged the two facilities. GOAA commissioned studies to reconfigure both terminals for passenger comfort and convenience and to conform to new aircraft mixes. We assisted in each study providing the budget information for the $170M intended renovations.

Parking Garage Renovations – We assisted in the budgeting process for the vertical transportation improvements, rental car relocation and parking deck improvements recently completed at the airport.

Baggage system Upgrades and Renovations – The scope of work included the sterile bag drop off areas at level two and the tug ramp construction.  Also included in the project were the outbound baggage devices on level two of the terminal.

Ticket Counter Renovations – We assisted in the redesign and renovation of 31 ticket counters and related office space on Level three of the terminal.

Landside Terminal Vertical Transportation Renovations – We provided the cost management for the redesign and renovation for all vertical transportation cores in the north and south terminal complex.

Concessions 2000 Project – We provided the estimating, constructability review and technical review for the $35M Concessions 2000 Project.

         

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Atlanta, GA 30328
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