A beam-raising ceremony at the Greater Rochester International Airport on Tuesday celebrated the start of the next construction phase of the ROC Airport renovation project.

A beam-raising ceremony at the Greater Rochester International Airport on Tuesday celebrated the start of the next construction phase of the ROC Airport renovation project.

The first steel arch for the terminal entrance canopy was installed at the ceremony.

The 75,000 square foot canopy will provide protective covering outside the airport.

It will also feature enhanced security measures like intelligent video and surveillance technologies.