Long Beach Airport Awards KDG Construction Management Services Contract for Long Beach Airport Taxilane Projects


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Press release

March 29, 2022

LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2022 (Newswire.com) –
KDG Construction Consulting is pleased to announce the company’s recent award to provide construction management services for the Taxilane K reconstruction and Taxilane U construction projects at Long Beach Airport (LGB). KDG’s experienced team of aviation and construction management professionals provided oversight, review, planning, coordination and logistics, stakeholder engagement and knowledge management services for multi-billion dollar landside and airside projects in the western United States for over 40 years.

“Long Beach Airport is an asset to the Long Beach community. It generates an $8.6 billion economic impact and supports 46,000 jobs. As such, the airport is a vital part of the infrastructure of Long Beach. KDG is proud to serve the airport as it executes its master plan to not only preserve its historic legacy, but to deliver a safe, sustainable and community-focused airport,” said Lydia Kennard, President and CEO of KDG.

KDG, a Minority-Owned Business (MBE) and a Women-Owned Business (WBE), was selected for its extensive experience in providing construction management services for airports in the Western Pacific region of the FAA, including Los Angeles Global Airport (LAWA), Long Beach Airport (LGB), Van Nuys Airport (VNY), Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR), Airport (ONT) and Seattle International Airport (SEATAC). The project team responsible for this upcoming work has extensive expertise related to FAA airport construction standards and regulations, best practices, engineering plans and specifications. This experience is combined with an in-depth knowledge of Long Beach airport operations. KDG’s experience in engaging airport stakeholders along with our coordination and logistics management processes will enable airport management to deliver an exceptional project outcome and strong tenant satisfaction while minimizing impacts operational.

“We are honored to have been selected for this important project,” said Laura DV Smets, Project Manager at KDG. “The two Long Beach Airport projects will be technically similar in their civil and electrical improvements (airfield pavement, markings, lighting, signage and drainage) while posing unique challenges in terms of phasing, logistics and construction access. Top priorities for both projects will be safety and ensuring minimal impact to operations, tenants and the general aviation community.”

KDG has assembled a highly qualified team that will provide LGB with proven experience in the field. Our team includes ASL PM, a Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in California, who will provide desktop engineering services and Twining Inc., who will provide material testing and inspection.

About KDG

KDG Construction Consulting is a professional consulting firm founded in 1980. The company provides comprehensive construction management services including program management, project/construction management, program/project controls, QA/ QC and inspection services specializing in the aviation, transport and infrastructure sectors. KDG is part of a family of companies, which includes Quality Engineering Solutions (QES), a full-service pavement engineering and construction inspection firm. Together, our family of companies is made up of more than 120 professionals with offices in four states and operations in nearly 10 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit www.kdgcc.com.

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