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Southwest Contractor, November 2009

“Las Vegas Airport Terminal 3 Tops Out Steel Six Weeks Early”

“McCarran International Airport’s expansion includes Terminal 3, a 1.9-million-sq-ft building with a frame 300 ft wide and a half mile long. Other current airport construction includes the recently completed runway reconstruction and several new roadways, a people mover, baggage handling system and massive parking garage. The team of Phoenix-based Perini Building Co. and SME Steel Contractors of West Jordan, Utah, made erection of the main steel components at the new Terminal 3 at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport look easy, and the work was completed six weeks ahead of schedule.”

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