Information provided by the office of Jimmy Panetta.
On Sept. 20, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) issued a release on two federal grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation for airports on the central coast of California.
According to the release, the Hollister Municipal Airport was awarded a federal grant totaling $5,058,345 for taxiway construction. The Monterey Peninsula Airport also received a federal grant totaling $5,122,054 for runway safety improvements.
“Federal support for local infrastructure investments is vitally important. I am proud to have helped to secure these funds for the Hollister and Monterey Peninsula airports,” Panetta said. “These improvements will provide safe, reliable aviation conditions to the community and support our region’s businesses.”