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Notice Of Grant Award

Title: Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal: Rehabilitate Runway - 09/27, Rehabilitate Runway Lighting - 09/27
DOT Agency Disbursing Funds: Federal Aviation Administration
Project Name/Number: Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal
Award Recipient City of Sylacauga
City/Country/State Sylacauga,Talladega, AL
Place of Performance Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal
State Congressional District 3
Entitle Amount $ 384,687.00
Discretionary Amount $ 1,563,855.00
Total Grant Amount $ 1,948,542.00
DOT Regional Office/Telephone Number Rans D Black (601)664-9892

Description:
Rehabilitate Runway - 09/27, Rehabilitate Runway Lighting - 09/27


  • This grant will provide federal funding for the Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport associated with Sylacauga, Alabama. The local point of contact is Hon. Tommy Dobson, Chairman, Sylacauga Airport Board. Hon. Tommy Dobson may be reached at (256) 249-1005.
  • This project rehabilitates 5,390 feet of Runway 9/27 to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement and to minimize foreign object debris.
  • This is the final phase of the project and includes paving and marking.
  • This project rehabilitates 5,390 feet of the existing Runway 9/27 lighting system that has reached the end of its useful life and requires rehabilitation to enhance safe airfield operations during low visibility conditions.
  • Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport is a general aviation airport, designated as local, 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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