Details on the amount of material being used to build a new south runway at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida are described by airport spokesman Greg Meyer. The runway/taxiway structures will use 2,648 concrete piles and 839 prestressed concrete beams, while the runway pavement will require 240,000 cubic yards of concrete. The project is expected to employ more than 400 workers at the peak of construction.

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