BWI Runway Safety Area Program Wins Lighting Award
January 22, 2014Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Alan Peljovich (Sparks-Aviation), along with URS and the
Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA), recently accepted honors
for the new lighting systems at Baltimore-Washington International
Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, Aviation
Lighting Committee, named the recently designed and installed
systems to the Runway 10-28 Safety Area, Pavement Management &
Standards Compliance Project at BWI Marshall as the winner for its
Air Carrier Award.
Airfield lighting and signage infrastructure at BWI Marshall are
being replaced with new LED systems as part of a larger Runway
Safety Area (RSA) program effort. The RSA Program is a series
of improvements at BWI that will ensure compliance with Federal
Runway Safety Area requirements while simultaneously addressing
pavement rehabilitation needs and compliance with current design
standards. The service lives of these LED systems
significantly reduce maintenance requirements and runway/taxiway
closures, thus improving safety while providing a more energy
efficient airfield. Replacements have included runway centerline
and touchdown zone lights, as well as taxiway centerline and edge
JMT served as the program manager and URS served as designer for
the MAA project.
Congratulations to the project team!