The wider taxiway is key to accommodate the new jumbo airliners like the Airbus A-380, the Boeing 747-8 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner that are now landing and taking off at LAX.
Currently, no other aircraft can use the cross-field taxiway when the larger planes are using it.
The $82 million project has been awarded to R&L Brosamer Inc, and is set to begin in May.
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