Municipal Airport Runway Resurfacing

Biddeford Municipal Airport (B19) will undergo major runway resurfacing as well as runway and approach lighting replacement in the near future.

Local and transient aircraft are encouraged to coordinate alternative operating areas during the construction period, as the entire runway and flight safety area will be closed. Future updates will be provided as specific details become available.

Project Status (As of May 27, 2020):

  • All design work for this project is now complete.
  • Bidding of this project occurred from April 3, 2020 through May 1, 2020 at which time bids were opened publicly. The Low Bidder for the project is Sargent Corp. of Stillwater, ME with a bid price of $4,675,976.70. 
  • At this time Contracts have been circulated to all parties for signatures. Once under contract, Gale Associates, Inc. will work with the Contractor to prepare a construction schedule and start date.
  • 100% of the project will be paid for through FAA grants awarded last year.
  • At this time, the anticipated start of construction is sometime in mid‐June, depending on when the grant offer is received from FAA. The construction is expected to take place for approximately 90 days.
  • Prior to construction, Gale will schedule and conduct the required pre‐construction conference with all parties.