NEWARK, NJ (CBSNewYork) – Runway renovations are currently underway at Newark Liberty International Airport.

The port authority says the $ 84.2 million project will renovate an important runway.

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

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It was last renovated in 2012.

The redesigned runway will feature updated lighting, new signage and other infrastructure improvements.

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The work is expected to be completed next spring.