Created: 06/05/2014 3:48 PM WHEC.com
Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter announced that $2.9 million in federal grants funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation were awarded to the Greater Rochester International Airport.
The first grant, worth nearly $2 million, will be used to make improvements to the pavement on Taxiway “A”. The second, worth nearly $900,000 will fix the lighting system on Taxiway” A”.
Since 2005, Rep. Slaughter has helped secure roughly $26 million in safety improvements to the Greater Rochester International Airport, including $2.77 million in funding just last year for taxiway rehabilitation, runway safety and a new Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicle.