Local News

Rutland Airport sees $16.5 million investment

By Robin Alberti

Gov. Peter Shumlin, Vt. AOT and the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce held a public celebration and ribbon cutting for the completion of Rutland’s Runway Safety Area Improvements Phase 1, 2, and 3 totaling over $16.5 million investment. Airport manager Chris Beitzel praised the work of Markowski Excavating for finishing the project a month ahead of the projected date, even though the Florence-based company had picked up the work when the original contractor dropped out last fall.

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