Grant awarded to Shreveport Regional


The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the Shreveport Airport Authority will receive a $150,000 grant to fund the design for an 800-foot runway extension.

In addition Beauregard Parish Airport will receive a $142,712 grant to rehabilitate 62,500 square yards of the existing apron that will aim to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement.

In pledging to continue to work toward bringing more federal dollars into Louisiana, U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson said, “The continued advancements in our great state should be encouraging to all Louisianans.” 

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