NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Runway renovations are now getting underway at Newark Liberty International Airport.

The Port Authority says the $84.2 million project will renovate a vital runway.

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Before the pandemic, runway 4R-22L handled nearly 47% of the airport’s flight traffic.

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It was last renovated in 2012.

The revamped runway will feature modernized lighting, new signage and other infrastructure enhancements.

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Work is expected to finish up next spring.

CBSNewYork Team