U.S. DOT giving $57.1 million for eight airports in TexasChristian Fernsby ▼ | June 25, 2019
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao visited Dallas to announce $495 million in airport infrastructure grants to 327 airports.
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“This significant investment at eight Texas airports will fund construction and rehabilitation projects that will help maintain high levels of safety in U.S. aviation,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.
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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport – will receive $23,194,426 to rehabilitate a taxiway
Fort Worth Alliance Airport – will receive $5,500,000 to extend a taxiway
Dallas Love Field Airport – will receive $2,655,841 to reconstruct and rehabilitate taxiways
George Bush Intercontinental Airport – will receive $15 million to reconstruct taxiways
El Paso International Airport – will receive $6,520,000 to rehabilitate and reconstruct taxiways
Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport – will receive $2 million to construct a terminal building and construct an access road
East Texas Regional Airport – will receive $1,473,412 to construct taxiways
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport – will receive $900,000 to update an airport master plan. ■