After a year-long, $28.5 million reconstruction project, the Nashville International Airport will reopen runway 2L-20R the week of Aug. 30. The project generated about 300 jobs, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority.
The MNAA also provided these fun stats about the materials used in the reconstruction:
- 89,564 tons of asphalt
- 66,048 cubic yards of concrete
- 23,981 tons of stone
- 87,435 tons of recycled concrete
- 26,807 tons of recycled asphalt
- 9.26 miles of cable
- 2.96 miles of silt fence
For more, see our earlier story on the the improvements at Nashville International.