Jun 17 2008

Shelby Announces Nearly $2 Million to Northwest Alabama Regional

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded $1,899,720 to Northwest Alabama Regional Airport to rehabilitate its runway.

“A strong transportation infrastructure is critical to attracting new businesses and industry to the state of Alabama,” said Shelby.  “Our local airports serve as an important development tool for our state’s rural communities.  Northwest Alabama Regional Airport will use this funding to make much-needed improvements to its runway.”