Air Traffic Control Tower
Barnstable Municipal Airport
Hyannis, Massachusetts
Services Provided: Survey, Site Plan Design, Permitting & Construction Administration

Project Start Date: 2010

Project Completion Date: 2011

Construction Cost: Estimated $6.7 M


Baxter-Nye Engineering & Surveying (BN) provided survey, site plan design, consultant coordination, permitting, construction bid administration and construction administration services for the design and construction of the new 4,000 sq. ft., six-story, Air Traffic Control Tower at the Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis, MA.

As a part of the diverse design team, BN was responsible for preparing the Existing Conditions Plan and the Grading, Sediment and Erosion Control Plan for the new Air Traffic Control Tower. BN designed the new storm water system for the Tower site. BN prepared the concrete and security fencing construction specifications in accordance with FAA security guidelines and cost estimates for the construction bid package. During the construction bidding process, BN was involved in the rating and selection of contractors and subcontractors to be procured for the construction of the Tower. The tower is currently under construction and BN is providing ongoing construction administration services which involves reviewing the contractor’s submittals and shop drawings to ensure their conformance with the contract documents, responding to Civil Site Plan questions, preparing Civil construction sketches, and completing general survey site inspections to ensure site compliance with the Civil Site Plans.


The project design team consisted of members from several firms with expertise in a variety of disciplines including project management, tower design and architectural services by CTBX Aviation Group, LLC and geotechnical services by Briggs Engineering and Testing.
The project involved extensive coordination internally with the design team and externally with the permitting agencies, Town Officials, and Airport Officials. BN served as the local representative for the design team and provided the team with substantial knowledge of local permitting and local design requirements.


Goundwater Cape Cod Commission, Barnstable Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) & Barnstable Site Plan Review

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