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Rep. Lampson and Mayor White announce $20.5 million Hobby Airport grant

Funds included for safety measures and equipment

From the Office of Congressman Nick Lampson

August 1, 2007

Government - Houston Mayor Bill White pictureWASHINGTON—Congressman Nick Lampson (D-TX) and Houston Mayor Bill White jointly announced July 26 a $20,540,181 U.S. Department of Transportation grant for William P. Hobby Airport. These funds will have multiple applications, including acquisition of new land for approaches, funding for safety measures and equipment, the reconstruction of a deteriorated runway, reimbursement costs for taxiway lighting, and conducting an environmental study to address capacity issues at the airport.

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