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August 2017 perfect, as the checkerboard acts as a visual aid to guide pilots on approach. Asked to describe the biggest challenge and how it was overcome, Chaney said, "We had many weath- er obstacles – freezing temperatures, snow, rain, and more rain, mud, high- way closures. Most important, we had a tight schedule to keep. Mike Chan- ning did a great job of interacting with the inspector, engineer and general contractor." barbed wire fence and 25,000 lineal feet of wildlife deterrent fence. The wildlife fence was 5' nine gauge, installed in an excavated trench. After being hog ringed to the bot- tom of the chain link fence, the trench was backfilled to prevent wildlife from burrowing under it. The Fed- eral Aviation Administration reports that, nationally, coyotes and deer are among the most frequent land ani- The entire project was completed in 90 calendar days, during one of the worst winters on record in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The Governor of Nevada declared a state of emergency, and then amended it to a higher level of emergency as snow and rain buffet- ed the state. The main highway to the project flooded, requiring a 20 mile detour for the crews. Despite these challenging conditions, everyone from the project owner to the general This was a very demanding project Established in 1948 and based tionally recognized industry leader ing and manufacturing fence for over es in eight states, providing products fence panel rental, commercial and Perimeter Fencing division provides crash rated bollards, gates, and fenc- es for military installations, data cen- ters, and other sensitive corporate projects. American Fence operates its own tube and pipe mill and chain link weaving machines, and manufactures their own custom fabricated iron fence. For more information on the company and its products and ser- vices, visit if necessary. Center photo, a section of See more photos on page 14 & Industrial Fencing Solutions Residential, Commercial Ornamental Slide Gates Iron Panels & Gates Aluminum Panels & Gates 888-487-3448 g IRONWORLDFENCING.COM Manufactured In-House! Ship Anywhere in USA! Your Iron Store & So Much More!

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