Governor Walker approves more than $222,000 project at Eagle River Union Airport
June 18, 2012
Governor Scott Walker today announced a $222,264 environmental assessment project at the Eagle River Union Airport in Vilas County.
Matt Malicki, airport development engineer with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), said the project will evaluate possible environmental impacts of shifting the airport’s primary runway, along with the potential construction of a parallel taxiway.
In addition, the project will update the airport’s layout plan, which includes the facility’s current and desired future configurations.
The project is scheduled to be completed by June 2013.
- State = $9,724
- City of Eagle River, town of Lincoln and town of Washington = $9,725
- Federal Aviation Administration = $202,815
Eagle River Union Airport has a 5,000 foot paved primary runway, along with a 3,400 foot crosswind runway.
For more information, contact:
Airport Development Engineer Matt Malicki, WisDOT
(608) 266-0902, firstname.lastname@example.org