Sen. Brown Announces More Than $250,000 in New Federal Resources to Improve Airport in Jefferson County

Jefferson County Airpark Will Use Department of Transportation Funding to Repair Runway

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Jefferson County Airpark in Wintersville has been awarded $253,515 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to rehabilitate Runway 14/32 to preserve its structural integrity and to reduce the potential for foreign object debris. Approximately 3,500 feet of the runway will be milled and overlaid.

“This is great news for Jefferson County,” Brown said. “These improvements will enhance safety at Jefferson County Airpark. These federal dollars will go a long way in sustaining travel in and out of the airport for area residents and businesses.” 

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