The construction of Brisbane’s new runway (BNR) has reached a critical milestone, with the application of asphalt – the final layer of the runway’s pavement – commencing today. 

Fulton Hogan has been subcontracted by Skyway to produce a specially-designed asphalt on site that allows flexibility, load-spreading capacity, deformation resistance and the ability to withstand aircraft-induced shear stresses and high temperatures.

Brisbane’s new runway remains on track to be operational in mid-2020.

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Courtesy of Brisbane Airport Corporation