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City Lands Funding for Southwest Georgia Regional Airport Runway

Post Date:10/09/2019 12:09 PM
Albany, GA (October 8, 2019) – The Mayor and the Board of Commissioners accepted the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) grant for $2,255,039.25 and the contract for Oxford Construction Co. to mill and overlay the runway that totals $2,905,029.00. The funding source is GDOT (75%) and local share (25%).
David Hamilton, Director of Transportation, expressed, “The secondary runway is in need of these improvements, and we are grateful to have GDOT funding to provide 75% of the project cost.”
Oxford Construction Company was the lowest bidder and has been awarded the contract after meeting all the requirements for which the consultant stated, and the FAA agreed. The mill/overlay of Runway 16-34 is expected to take 54 consecutive calendar days.
For more information, please contact Monique Broughton Knight, Public Information Officer at 229.733.2225. ###
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