A $320,000 pavement project at Milwaukee County’s Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport should start this fall. Gov. Scott Walker has released $8,000 in state money to rebuild part of the north hangar area taxi lane. Milwaukee County is contributing another $8,000, and the Federal Aviation Administration is providing $304,000. The project will also repair deteriorated pavement [...]
Published: September 16, 2011
Tags: FAA, Federal Aviation Administration, Herb Kohl, LaLonde Contractors, Mike LaLonde, Pat Goss, Transportation Department, Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association, WTBA
Federal lawmakers paved a six-month detour for road builders Thursday, but it’s the cliff dive in one year that has builders most concerned.
By JOAN LOWY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The House on Tuesday approved a stopgap bill intended to avoid a shutdown of federal highway and aviation programs, with Senate action expected later this week. The bill, which passed by a voice vote, temporarily extends operating authority for the Federal Aviation Administration through the end of [...]
By JOAN LOWY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans plan to attach a 5 percent cut in the Federal Aviation Administration’s budget to legislation necessary to prevent another shutdown of the agency, according to a GOP summary of the bill provided to lobbyists. It was unclear if Senate Democrats would balk at the reduction. [...]
Published: September 7, 2011
Tags: ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Cherryland airport, Dane County airport, Dane County Regional Airport, Door County Cherryland Airport, FAA, Federal Aviation Administration, Montesinos, Scott Walker, Speedway Sand & Gravel, Starkweather Creek, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, WisDOT
Gov. Scott Walker gave the go-ahead this week to two airport construction projects that overall will cost the state more than $500,000.
By Joan Lowy Associated Press Washington — Bills necessary to avoid shutdowns of federal transportation and aviation programs are high on Congress’ to-do list when it returns to work next week. President Barack Obama says as many as 1 million jobs are at risk without action. Both the White House and House Republicans signaled last [...]
Published: August 30, 2011
Tags: airport, Bill 152, FAA, Federal Aviation Administration, hangar, Jim Steineke, Keith Gerard, Keith Markano, Tom Walker, Waukesha County Airport, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association, WisDOT, WTBA
A proposal to increase the amount of money the state can spend on individual airport projects could shift the balance of contracts from maintenance work to large-scale construction.
By Adam Wise A partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration that has put more than 70,000 construction employees out of a job nationwide has not affected Wisconsin workers, an FAA spokesman said Thursday. The FAA was also forced to furlough about 4,000 of its own employees after the Federal government failed to reauthorize a [...]
Published: December 15, 2010
Tags: airport, Barry Bateman, blog, FAA, Federal Aviation Administration, General Mitchell International Airport, Hot Topics, Lanane, Milwaukee, Mitchell airport, Petri, Scott Walker
By Joe Lanane
More passengers may not necessarily equal more money for construction projects at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee.
Gov. Jim Doyle has approved $750,000 for two projects at Milwaukee County’s Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport. The governor’s action releases $274,500 in state money to help complete the projects and Milwaukee County is contributing $76,500. The Federal Aviation Administration is providing the remaining $399,000. According to Wendy Hottenstein, airport development engineer with the Wisconsin Department [...]