It will also use crushed concrete from the runaway pavement removal as well as recycled milling asphalt materials.
The work comes as travel has ramped up following two years of the COVID-19 pandemic that halted or significantly reduced travel.
Since the reduction of travel rules such as the elimination of COVID-19 tests for entry, travelling in and out of Pearson has been busier over the last several weeks.
“As Canada works towards recovery from the pandemic, investments in our airport infrastructure continue to be crucial to maintain safety, security and connectivity for travellers, workers and communities,” said Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transportation.
A spokesperson previously told Global News prior to starting construction, it worked with airlines in the early planning stages to reduce the number of hourly departures and arrivals during the project to help mitigate operational impacts.
They also said communities near the airport can expect to hear more aircraft noise during the project. It also said there is no permanent airspace change associated with the project.