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ABIA ADDING COLOR AND SPACE WITH NEW EXPANSION PLANS

22 Aug ABIA ADDING COLOR AND SPACE WITH NEW EXPANSION PLANS

The city of Austin is moving forward with a $62 million project that will add capacity and some architectural flair to the quickly growing Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

The project is being led by design-build team of builder Hensel Phelps Construction Co. and design firm Page Southerland Page LLP.

The Terminal East Infill project is expected to add around 55,000 square feet to the terminal and renovate 17,000 of existing airpot space. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2013 and projected to be completed in 2015.

The airport is also planning a $150 million consolidated rental car facility as well as exploring a 13-acre retail development to near its cell phone lot.

Originally ran on Austin Business Journal.