News release: Governor approves over $1.9 million for improvement projects at Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport
One project will reconstruct the primary runway.
Governor Scott Walker has approved two improvement projects at the Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport, totaling $1,930,862. One project will reconstruct the primary runway and the second will reconstruct the aircraft apron and connecting taxiway.
Runway 15L/33R – $1,334,595
Wendy Hottenstein, project manager with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), says the $1,334,595 project will reconstruct the badly deteriorated pavement of the Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport’s main runway, 15L/33R. This project is scheduled to begin spring 2017 and should be completed by fall 2017.
- State = $84,730
- Milwaukee County = $84,730
- Federal Aviation Administration = $1,165,135
Aircraft apron/Taxiway A – $596,267
In addition, a $596,267 project will reconstruct badly deteriorated pavements which are part of the aircraft apron near the Fixed Base Operator’s building and the connecting Taxiway A. This project also is scheduled to begin spring 2017 and should be completed by fall 2017.
- State = $43,313
- Milwaukee County = $43,314
- Federal Aviation Administration = $509,640
Airport improvement projects are administered through WisDOT’s Bureau of Aeronautics. Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport is one of 97 facilities included in the Wisconsin State Airport System Plan, which makes it eligible for airport development funding.
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