Aug 04 2008

Shelby Announces $599,719 for Mobile Regional Airport

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded $599,719 to the Mobile Regional Airport to replace terminal lighting, install a sprinkler system and replace the fire alarm system.

“Safe and efficient transportation systems are critical to attracting new citizens, tourists and businesses,” said Shelby.  “Mobile Regional Airport will use this funding to make improvements its lighting and fire alarm systems.  We must ensure that our local airports have the infrastructure necessary to provide for the safety of their passengers.”