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Notice Of Grant Award

Title: Bessemer: Rehabilitate Runway - 05/23, Rehabilitate Runway Lighting - 05/23
DOT Agency Disbursing Funds: Federal Aviation Administration
Project Name/Number: Bessemer
Award Recipient City of Bessemer
City/Country/State Bessemer,Jefferson, AL
Place of Performance Bessemer
State Congressional District 6
Entitle Amount $ 177,393.00
Discretionary Amount $ 2,100,000.00
Total Grant Amount $ 2,277,393.00
DOT Regional Office/Telephone Number Rans D Black (601)664-9892

Rehabilitate Runway - 05/23, Rehabilitate Runway Lighting - 05/23

  • This grant will provide federal funding for the Bessemer Airport associated with Bessemer, Alabama. The local point of contact is Mr. Clint Harris, Chairman, Bessemer Airport Authority. Mr. Clint Harris may be reached at (205) 424-7234.
  • This project rehabilitates 6,007 feet of Runway 5/23 to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement and to minimize foreign object debris.
  • This grant funds the final phase which includes paving and marking.
  • This project rehabilitates 6,007 feet of the existing Runway 5/23 lighting system that has reached the end of its useful life and requires rehabilitation to enhance safe airfield operations during low visibility conditions.
  • Bessemer Airport is a general aviation airport, designated as regional, as defined in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report.
  • Following this grant announcement, FAA will notify the sponsor of the allocation. A grant offer will be issued subsequently for this grant as finally formulated.

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