Visitors to scenic Denver may consider their trip to and from the airport the least remarkable part of their journey. They can thank Denver International Airport (DIA) — owned and operated by the City and County of Denver — for investing $10 million to repave the airport’s main artery.
Originally built in the early 1990s, the four-lane divided highway developed severe alkali silica reactivity damage that required costly and disruptive maintenance, especially on a curving three-mile stretch approaching the airport. Not only did replacing Peña Boulevard produce a smoother ride, the project was named the 2015 Triad Award winner by Public Works and its sister publications.
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About the AuthorShelby O. Mitchell
Shelby O. Mitchell is a freelance writer and former Hanley Wood editor. Since 2006, she has written for The Concrete Producer, Concrete Construction, Concrete Surfaces, Public Works, and Masonry Construction magazines. She has also provided editorial coverage and support for World of Concrete events. Before joining Hanley Wood, Shelby worked in Marketing and Communications for multi-national concrete and cement companies, RMC Industries and CEMEX. Contact Shelby by email.