SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)_ Over the next several months San Jose’s airport will be moving ahead with the next phase of its $80 million construction project on a new taxi-way which is parallel to one of the main runways.
Airport spokesman David Vossbrink says this will result in some temporary disruptions.READ MORE: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit San Jose Eastridge Mall Jewelry Store; 5 Sought
“It involves some heavy construction equipment and crews on the airfield; we’ll be shutting down one of our main commercial runways for one week only next week,” says Vossbrink.READ MORE: Investigation Finds Vallejo Officer's Use of Deadly Force Not 'Reasonable'
He says the only thing people might notice, especially if they live on the southern side of San Jose, is that the planes are shifted more off to the left than usual.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Lights Up GG Park Christmas Tree After Darkest Year of Pandemic
Vossbrink says he doesn’t expect the construction to affect flight times, or create any delays.