Gardner Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants for Colorado Airports
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will award three Colorado airports a combined total of $4,973,183 in grants for improvements.
“Modernizing our infrastructure and transportation systems is important for our quality of life and our economy,” said Senator Gardner. “This funding will go toward infrastructure improvements that will bolster safety and ultimately lead to better service for Coloradans. Going forward, I’ll continue my efforts to champion Colorado’s priorities at the federal level.”
The grants include awards of:
- $2,220,100 for Denver International Airport to rehabilitate taxiways
- $1,962,099 for Kremmling Airport at McElroy Airfield to install a runway guidance system and rehabilitate runway lighting
- $790,984 for Pueblo Memorial Airport to install perimeter fencing
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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