August 2017 Update
Momentum continues to accelerate at XWA. The overall terminal structure/foundation package will be released on September 1st, allowing JE Dunn to bid out the footing foundation package and begin excavation in early October.
On August 8th, the City Commission passed the approval of award for the runway 14-32 project to Northern Improvement Company for General Construction in the amount of $22,262,360.90 and Strata Corporation for Electrical Construction in the amount of $1,374,263.08, this award will be pending the FAA and the City Attorney review. Overall, this resulted in a 32% savings over the engineer’s estimate.
On August 31st, the city of Williston was notified by the Transportation Security Administration, David J Durgan, Federal Security Director, that they were in full support of the XWA Project. Mr. Durgan also stated he also supports the funding of construction of the new terminal.