CARES Act


UDOT Building Information Highways With CARES Funding

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is in the final stages of installing fiber conduit systems in two Utah rural locations to increase internet connectivity for communities and enhance mobility and safety on Utah's highways....


Busy Gulf Shores Airport Getting New Air Traffic Control Tower

Coastal Alabama's Jack Edwards National Airport will see big changes over the next 12 months. The Airport Authority of Gulf Shores held a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 8 for the airport's new air traffic control tower facility....


FAA Announces New Airport Funding for Maryland, Virginia

Virginia's Dulles International Airport will rebuild one of its four runways and Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport in Maryland will get additional funding to purchase land in the airport's noise zone to ease complaints — two big projects given the green light through new federal funding....


Rebuild of Tuscaloosa Runway on Pace for Summer 2021 Completion

The possibility of luring a commercial airline carrier to the Tuscaloosa National Airport is getting closer. Tuscaloosa's City Council gave final approval in late June to award a $7.93 million contract to rebuild the airport's Runway 4-22....


Five Ways You Can Engage Policymakers in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

As our member companies respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, they've told us their priority is to ensure their workers' safety and health while also obtaining access to the resources available to them to keep production going....


State DOTs Would Get $15B in Phase 4 COVID-19 Bill

A $3 trillion, 1,815-page COVID-19 relief measure proposed by the House of Representatives on May 12 contains $15 billion in stopgap funds for state departments of transportation – well below the nearly $50 billion the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials projects state DOTs will need to continue operations in the face of drastic falloffs in motor fuel tax revenues, toll road receipts, and other funding sources....


CARES Act Benefits Airport, Transit, Medical Projects

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed by President Trump is a shot in the arm for parts of the U.S. construction industry. The $2 trillion funding package passed by Congress in late March designates billions of dollars for potential construction of hospitals, airports and transit systems....


San Antonio Airport to Receive $40M in Federal Funds

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that nearly $40M ($39.7M) in federal funds will be available for the San Antonio International Airport. This funding, awarded through Airport Improvement Program in the CARES Act, will be used to help the San Antonio International Airport pay for the incurred costs due to the coronavirus pandemic as well as critical safety and capacity projects to continue regardless of airport's current financial circumstances....






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