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Denver airport renovation delays add 3 more years

In February, the airport said that questions around the compressive strength of the concrete in the Jeppesen Terminal would likely be resolved by April, but that date has come and gone without a definitive answer.

An independent consultant hired by the airport said there were no safety issues presented by the terminal concrete’s current condition but recommended additional testing elsewhere around the airport property to check for a condition known as alkali-silica reaction (ASR). ASR causes concrete to swell, crack and become weak, but only traces were found in the terminal.

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