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Worker killed at $1.5B Amazon airport project in Kentucky

February 3, 2020

Whiting-Turner Kokosing broke ground on the project last May. The new hub, which will include a ramp tower, sortation facilities and, ultimately, space for up to 100 aircrafts, will help the internet retailer meet its “fast and free” shipping obligations to its customers. AECOM is providing design services for the project and Woolpert is performing planning, civil engineering and surveying services.

The project is scheduled for completion in 2021 and is part of $8 billion of investments — at the airport, fulfillment and customer service centers and Whole Foods stores — that Amazon has made in Kentucky since 1999.

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