Los Angeles World Airport awards three-year contract to Hatch Mott MacDonald

Jul 16, 2008

Hatch Mott MacDonald has been selected by Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) to serve as prime consultant on LAWA’s Engineering Services team. Hatch Mott MacDonald will provide engineering design and planning services for taxiways, tunnels, aprons, and utility improvements for the Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC), the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) expansion, underground utilities and the central utility plant, and related projects.

The three-year contract is part of LAWA’s $5 Billion Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) modernization program which includes the design of the new MSC and the expansion of TBIT. Key components of this expansion are providing contact gates for international carriers in time for the scheduled implementation of Group VI aircraft that include the A380, B787, and B747-8, as well as passenger, baggage and utility connector tunnel(s) between MSC and TBIT.   

Hatch Mott MacDonald will provide a broad range of specialty services including airfield pavement and tunnel engineering, utility and utility relocation design, hydrant fueling, utility plant design and people mover system design.    
Hatch Mott MacDonald was selected in part for its extensive experience with modernization programs including assignments at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Dulles International Airport and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. “We are very pleased to have been selected and feel confident that our past track record will be repeated,” said John Townsend, Executive Vice President and West Unit Manager for Hatch Mott MacDonald. “We are committed to providing the highest quality service with particular attention to safety and sustainability.”  

According to Christopher Solecki, Hatch Mott MacDonald’s Aviation Practice Leader “Passenger and cargo demand on airports today is changing the face of aviation. We are very proud to be working with one of the world’s busiest airports to create smart solutions that look well into the future.”  

About HMM

Hatch Mott MacDonald is a 1,700-person, full-service infrastructure, transportation, and environmental engineering company. The firm offers public and private clients a complete range of services including planning, feasibility studies, design, contract procurement, construction management, program management, and operations and maintenance support. With 56 offices in North America, and access to staff resources of more than 20,000 worldwide, Hatch Mott MacDonald can deliver world class solutions to meet clients’ infrastructure and environmental challenges.

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