on May 30, 2024

Airport’s grass runway to see improvements

By By Kyle Meddles, Richwood Gazette 


Some improvements are coming to the Union County Airport, after its board recently approved two construction projects.

At the regular monthly board meeting last week, airport authority members approved a contract with Sweet Meadow Farm Drainage for turf runway improvements, which includes relocating the turf runway further south, the installation of a new LED lighted windcone and fertilization. The total cost for this work comes to $320,443.

The board approved a $97,566 contract with Woolpert Consultants for project administrative services to oversee the work.

Dave Gotschall, project manager with Woolpert Consultants, said an Ohio Department of Transportation grant will cover 95% of the project, which in…

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