Rickenbacker Airport, Runway 5R-23L

Each year at its Annual Meeting, Flexible Pavements of Ohio (FPO) recognizes projects that demonstrate exceptional quality in asphalt pavement construction. These awards represent a diverse spectrum of pavement types from Ohio's interstate system with some of the highest traffic volumes in the nation, to low volume rural roadways, to airport runways, and commercial facilities.

Award Date: 
2009
Award Recipient: 
the Shelly Co., Columbus RAA and RS&H

In performing a major rehabilitation of Rickenbacker International Airports 5R-23L runway, The Shelly Co. removed the existing overlay and replaced it with more than 21,000 tons of asphalt overlay.