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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

Congressman Graves Announces Grant for False River Regional Airport Runway Improvements

June 23, 2017
Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA – Congressman Garret Graves (LA-06) today announced a grant of $150,000.00, which will be provided through the Department of Transportation to the False River Regional Airport in New Roads, La to be used for runway rehabilitation.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, improvements to the airport will include:

  •          This project will fund the design to mill and overlay 5,003 feet of Runway 18/36 to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement and to minimize foreign object debris.
  •          This project will fund the design to mill and overlay 5,003 feet of the existing parallel taxiway to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement and to minimize foreign object debris.

“This investment for the False River Regional Airport is great news for the community of New Roads,” said Congressman Graves. “Improving the conditions of the runway is critical to attracting, maintaining, and expanding private investment and economic development in the area.”

 

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