Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $185,000 to Improve Infrastructure at Hawley Municipal Airport

Sep 4, 2015 Issues: Transportation

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Hawley Municipal Airport $186,477 for infrastructure improvements.

“Infrastructure investments like these boost our economy by helping to create good jobs while improving public safety,” Klobuchar said. “This rehabilitation project will benefit the Hawley Municipal Airport for years to come.”

“Making investments in our transportation and infrastructure systems is key to strengthening Minnesota’s economy,” Franken said. “These resources will improve airport safety in Hawley, help create jobs, and go a long way towards updating Minnesota’s overall transportation infrastructure.”

"This grant will enable the Hawley Municipal Airport to rehabilitate its taxiway," Peterson said. "Improving the airport's infrastructure will help the community and benefit the local economy."

The grant will allow the airport to rehabilitate its taxiway.