A six-month lighting retrofit and maintenance project in a large Sacramento International Airport parking garage will require individual garage floors to close and cause the structure to be filled to capacity at times.
Airport officials are replacing 1,800 high-pressure sodium lights with energy efficient LEDs in the parking garage that serves Terminal A and B. The upgrade will improve visibility and annually save the county $167,000 in energy and maintenance costs.
Crews will also clean the ceiling and floor and repaint parking stall and traffic markings in the six-story garage.
The first floor closed Feb. 20 and will partially open March 10. Work is scheduled to continue a floor at a time in three- to four-week increments. The project is scheduled to be completed by July 18.
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Airport officials say that when the garage fills, signs will direct motorists to the daily lot just south of the garage.