Stormwater and Deicing Capacity Project
Indianapolis Airport Authority, Indianapolis, Indiana
FedEx’s $1.5 billion expansion to increase its capacity by 50% meant stormwater and deicing fluid runoff from airplanes had to be managed effectively and efficiently to maintain quality operations at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) while protecting the local environment. Having designed the Seerley facility and the deicing facility at Midfield as well as written IND’s stormwater master plan, Wessler was chosen to lead an 18-member team of sub-consultants to meet IND’s timeline for this $130 million fast-tracked initiative. The project involved millions of gallons of increased capacity, designing two tunnels under I-70, a new lift station and time-tested innovative technologies and sustainable design features.