One of nearly a dozen steamroller operators reverses down down the runway at Paine Field while workers check compaction of the new asphalt Oct. 3. Workers spent the week milling and repaving a swath of the nearly two-mile runway that was 65 feet wide and 8,000 feet long. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

One of nearly a dozen steamroller operators reverses down down the runway at Paine Field while workers check compaction of the new asphalt Oct. 3. Workers spent the week milling and repaving a swath of the nearly two-mile runway that was 65 feet wide and 8,000 feet long. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Main runway at Paine Field gets a paving do-over

The airport reopened to jet traffic Monday after a week-long closure to repair an earlier repair.

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