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Governor Walker approves pavement and building project at Shell Lake Airport

February 5, 2014

Governor Scott Walker today announced a $440,420 project for pavement improvements and construction of a new building for equipment storage at the Shell Lake Municipal Airport.

David Montesinos, airport project engineer with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), said cracks will be filled on the runway, taxiway and apron pavements and then seal coated. This project also includes the design and construction of a new storage building for the airport’s snow removal equipment.

Funding Breakdown

  • State = $15,177
  • City of Shell Lake = $15,178
  • Federal Aviation Administration = $410,065

The project is expected to be completed by fall 2014.

Shell Lake Municipal Airport is one of 98 facilities included in the Wisconsin State Airport System Plan, which makes it eligible for state and federal funding. Airport improvement projects are administered through WisDOT’s Bureau of Aeronautics.

For more information, contact:
David Montesinos, WisDOT airport project engineer
(608) 266-3279,



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