Gardner Announces Colorado Airports will Receive More than $20 Million in Grants
Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced that three airports in Colorado will receive a combined total of $20,185,075 from the Department of Transportation (DOT) in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants to rehabilitate runways, taxiways, and lighting.
“I am excited to announce this important grant funding for several of our airports across Colorado,” said Senator Gardner. “Modernizing our infrastructure and transportation systems is important for our quality of life and our economy. This funding will go toward critical infrastructure projects that will enable the airports to undertake improvements and ultimately lead to better service for Coloradans. I will always fight for Colorado’s transportation priorities at the federal level.”
The Colorado grants include awards of:
- $4 million to Centennial Airport (APA) to reconstruct runway lighting and rehabilitate the taxiway.
- $4,185,075 to Boulder Municipal Airport (BDU) to rehabilitate runway lighting.
- $12 million to Denver International Airport (DEN) to rehabilitate the taxiway and taxiway lighting.
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 is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.
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