Hoeven Announces CARES Act Funding for Projects at Three North Dakota Airports
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded funding to three North Dakota airports. Today’s grants include funding made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act with intentions to award the full Federal share amount regarding each project. Details are as follows:
- Watford City Municipal Airport in Watford City – $2,811,324 for the final phase of constructing a taxiway and reconstructing the runway. This amount includes $281,132 made available by the CARES Act.
- Edgeley Municipal Airport in Edgeley – $366,693 to acquire snow removal equipment. This amount includes $36,669 made available by the CARES Act.
- Robert Odegaard Field Airport in Kindred – $166,666 for runway and taxiway rehabilitation. This amount includes $16,666 made available by the CARES Act.
“It’s vital our local airports maintain structural integrity to provide safe and reliable transportation,” said Hoeven. “Today’s funding from the FAA, along with the additional funding provided by the CARES Act, will support projects at these three airports.”
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