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Governor Walker approves construction project at Fond du Lac County Airport

June 16, 2014

Governor Scott Walker today announced $1,441,785 in funding for a project to install security gates, construct a cul-de-sac and reconstruct taxiways/taxi lanes at the Fond du Lac County Airport.

Ryan Donnelly, airport development engineer with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), said the project will enhance airport security and increase safety on the taxiways/taxi lanes.

Funding Breakdown

  • State = $71,874
  • City of Fond du Lac = $71,874
  • Federal Aviation Administration = $1,298,037

The project is expected to begin in July and be completed this fall.

Fond du Lac County 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:
Ryan Donnelly, WisDOT airport development engineer
(608) 267-2143, ryan.donnelly@dot.wi.gov

 

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