08.11.16

Gardner Announces $3.7 Million Grant for Denver International Airport

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today that Denver International Airport will receive a $3,731,487 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to rehabilitate taxiway lighting. 

“I’m pleased to announce Denver International Airport has been awarded over $3.7 million for infrastructure upgrades,” said Gardner. “DIA services millions of passengers every year and serves as a gateway to Colorado and the West, and it is important the federal government provides the necessary resources. I will continue to advocate for Colorado at the federal level and ensure our state and local communities receive the support they deserve.” 

According to a release from the United States Department of Transportation, this grant will:

         Provide federal funding for the Denver International Airport in Colorado.

         Will fund the full rehabilitation of approximately 24,000 feet of the concourse area taxiway lighting system that has reached the end of its useful life and requires rehabilitation to enhance safety airfield operations during low visibility conditions.

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

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