Senator Collins Announces $635,115 for Auburn-Lewiston Airport

Washington, D.C. - – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $635,115 in grant funding to rehabilitate a taxiway at the Auburn-Lewiston Airport.

“Maine’s airports serve as critical links between our communities and help to support jobs as well as create additional transportation options for visitors and residents across our state,” Senators Collins said. “This crucial funding will provide Auburn-Lewiston Airport with the support they need to continue to operate as efficiently, effectively, and safely as possible.”

The funding is awarded through the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency within the DOT.