The expansion of the Salt Lake International Airport will be one of the largest construction projects in Utah’s history. The 10 year project has an estimated cost of $1.8 billion. Big-D Construction/Holder Construction was awarded the construction contract in October 2013.
Only a few projects have been larger. The Intermountain Power Plant near Delta, Utah built in the 1980s at an inflation adjusted cost over $3 billion. The reconstruction of I-15 in Salt Lake County prior to the 2002 Olympics with a price tag over $2 billion.