$6.7-Million Project At Milwaukee Airport

September 28, 2010

Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle has approved a $6.7-million project to complete runway safety area improvements at Milwaukee County’s General MitchellInternational Airport.

The governor’s action releases $833,333 in state funds to help complete the work. Milwaukee County is contributing $833,334, and the Federal Aviation Administration is providing $5 million.

The project will perform engineering and other tasks in preparation for construction of runway safety area improvements required in order to comply with FAA designstandards. The engineering began in September.