Project Info:

Location: Burlington/Coffey County, Kansas

Role: Prime

Owner: Coffey County Airport

Client: Coffey County Airport

Construction Cost: $3,642,168


  • Construction Engineering Management
  • Field Engineering and Inspection
  • Project Schedule Monitoring
  • Airport Grading Improvements
  • Construction Engineering Inspection
  • Grant Administration
  • Inspection
  • Construction Change Order Coordination
  • Airport Runway Improvements
  • Airport Construction Management and Observation
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • Airport Lighting/Signage/Marking – Airside
  • Materials Testing
  • As-built Plan Change Tracking


Coffey County Airport, located seven miles north of Burlington, Kansas, initiated a project to replace the pavement and edge lighting system for Runway 18-36. As part of a master on-call contract, Lochner provided construction administration and observation services.

Lochner’s responsibilities included preparing and executing construction observation plans for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as well as submitting regular reports to airport representatives. Additionally, Lochner regularly hosted coordination meetings between the contractors, subcontractors, and airport representatives. These meetings allowed Lochner to discuss project progress, make schedule adjustments as needed, and successfully maintain the flow of construction. Our engineers also oversaw materials acceptance testing and reviewed all shop drawings.

Prior to construction, Lochner developed an engineer’s design report, finalized design, and prepared construction plans and specifications. The team also assisted the airport with FAA coordination, project bidding, the completion of a design/as-built airport GIS survey, and contractor selection. As a continuation of services, Lochner provided construction engineering services to adjust the design as necessary and verify the project met design intent.