Governor Walker approves improvement projects at Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport
The Governor’s action releases $26,500 in state funds for the project.
Governor Scott Walker has approved a $530,000 to install perimeter fence and remove obstructions at the Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport. The Governor’s action releases $26,500 in state funds for the project. Milwaukee County is contributing $26,500 and the Federal Aviation Administration is providing $477,000.
- State = $26,500
- Milwaukee County = $26,500
- Federal Aviation Administration = $477,000
According to Wendy Hottenstein, project manager with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), the project will replace the existing fence with a taller 10-foot fence to improve security and deter wildlife from entering the airport. The project will also include the removal of various obstructions to provide clear approaches into the airport.
The project is being completed this summer and will not disrupt airport operations.
Lawrence J. Timmerman 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.
Mentioned in This Press Release
Recent Press Releases by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
July was the deadliest month on Wisconsin roads this year, prompting transportation safety officials to issue a “call to action” urging all motorists to be safe/responsible
Includes Expressway Policing Aids to the Milwaukee County Sheriff Department for patrol of Milwaukee expressways.