Protection Engineering Consultants (PEC), Austin, Texas, in cooperation with Runway Safe, the Chicago Department of Aviation, JA Watts International and Rossi Construction has substantially completed a second Runway Safe green EMAS Engineered Material Arresting System at Chicago’s Midway airport on runway end 13C. The arresting system, consisting of a recycled glass based foamed glass bed with low strength concrete and polymer topcoat, was installed with the approval of the FAA in accordance with requirements of FAA Advisory Circular AC-150. PEC and Runway Safe will be installing 4 more beds in the Chicagoland area; two more at MDW and two at O’Hare; over the next two years.

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