Wisconsin Department of Transportation
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News release: Governor approves over $1.9 million for improvement projects at Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport

One project will reconstruct the primary runway.

By - Feb 28th, 2017 03:42 pm

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.

Funding Breakdown

  • 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.

Funding Breakdown

  • 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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