Grant: $2,251,876 - Federal Aviation Administration - Jun. 17, 2009
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Award Description: Funds airport improvement grants for development projects that enhance capacity, safety and security, as well as aircraft noise compatibility planning and programs.
Project Description: The grant to Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport improves the airport's infrastructure by rehabilitating taxiways A, B, and D. The outcome of this project will be to enhance the safety and efficiency of the airport.
Infrastructure Description: The construction project at Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport makes improvements to taxiways A, B, and D and contributes to several purposes of the Recovery Act. The project preserves and creates jobs by awarding contracts to engineering and construction businesses which, in turn, retain or hire employees to complete the work. Additionally, the project is an investment in transportation infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits to communities and regions that benefit from access to aviation.
Jobs Summary: The grant for Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport creates and retains direct jobs associated with airport construction projects. These jobs include government administration, general laborers, heavy equipment operators, skilled tradesmen, and truck drivers. The total employment impact of the $2,004,748.96 expended to date is estimated at 21.79 jobs, including direct, indirect, and induced jobs. (Total jobs reported: 5)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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