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The construction work for the JNU Terminal Renovation is divided into three parts.  Phase I consists of the new windows and siding on the South (tarmack) side of the terminal, a new roof over a portion of the terminal, and modifications to Shell Simmons Drive.  This construction phase was awarded to the Juneau based construction firm of North Pacific Erectors and will be complete by July 1, 2009.  The total cost was approximately $2 million.

Phase II is comprised of the expansion on the east end of the terminal building, and the interior modifications of the first and second floor portion of the terminal that serves Alaska Airlines.  It was awarded to the Sitka based construction firm McGraw Custom Construction in the amount of $10,125,000.   Phase II construction began in Spring 2009 and is scheduled to be complete by Oct 1, 2010

. Shell Simmons facade

Tourist information area schematic

The third portion of the JNU Terminal Renovation consists of Juneau's first Ground Source Heat Pump for a public facility, and the first known airport in the United States. Admiralty Construction of Juneau is the General Contractor with Gregory Drilling preforming the actual drilling of 108 vertical borings, each 360 ft. deep.  The construction cost for this geothermal field is approximately $1 million. Below is a photo of the first day of drilling, May 1, 2009.

Drilling rigs drilling first holes



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