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Notice Of Grant Award

Title: McAllen Miller International: Improve Airport Drainage/Erosion Control
DOT Agency Disbursing Funds: Federal Aviation Administration
Project Name/Number: McAllen Miller International
Award Recipient City of McAllen
City/County/State McAllen, Hidalgo, TX
Place of Performance McAllen Miller International
State Congressional District 15
Entitlement Amount $ 0.00
Discretionary Amount $ 0.00
COVID Relief Amount $ 0.00
Total Grant Amount $ 15,679,241.00
DOT Regional Office/Telephone Number Jesse Carriger (817) 222-5650

Description:
Improve Airport Drainage/Erosion Control


  • This grant will provide federal funding for the McAllen Miller International Airport associated with McAllen, Texas.
  • This grant is being funded as part of the supplemental funding provided under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019. An intent to fund this project was announced by the Secretary of Transportation on November 22, 2019.
  • This project installs 8,000 feet of drainage improvements necessary to adequately handle storm water runoff to meet Federal Aviation Administration design standards.
  • This grant will fund phase 7 of 8 phases to enclose open drainage canals that attract wildlife on the airfield.
  • McAllen Miller International Airport is a nonhub primary airport associated with McAllen, Texas. The local point of contact is Ms. Elizabeth Suarez, Director of Aviation. Ms. Elizabeth Suarez may be reached at (956) 682-9101.
  • 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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