The Los Angeles airport board on Oct. 19 awarded two contracts worth $1.26 billion to reconfigure Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. The project will be built by Walsh Austin Joint Venture, Los Angeles, and is to be completed by 2013. A $545-million contract includes building nine new boarding gates. A $584.2-million contract covers security work.
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.