Airlines that serve the airport have given the approval for the major project to restart.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — After being paused for nearly a year, the Terminal Modernization Project at Pittsburgh International Airport has gotten the approval to resume.

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Airlines that serve the airport have given the approval for the major project to restart.

Last week, the airlines agreed to fund $182 million in construction work as part of a billion dollar project that includes a new 700,000 square foot terminal and a complex that includes a new parking garage, rental car facilities, and new roadway entrances to the airport.

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With this approval, the Allegheny Co. Airport Authority will be able to bid and award contracts for structural steel and concrete decks, foundations and underground utilities later this spring.

Long-term airline operating agreement and a long-term bond financing are expected to be finalized later this year, with construction expected to be completed by the end of 2024 and the new terminal opening in early 2025.

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