Two San Luis Obispo County airports will receive roughly $1.4 million in federal grants for runway projects courtesy of the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Rep. Lois Capps, D-Santa Barbara, announced Monday.
Paso Robles Municipal Airport will receive nearly $1.3 million to rehabilitate pavement on two taxiways that has reached the end of its service life, according to a news release from Capps office. The work will include grading, new pavement markings and the application of a slurry seal.
Capps said San Luis County Regional Airport will receive $133,258 to pay for runway incursion markings, included surface-painted hold signs and enhanced taxiway center lines, needed to meet federal regulations.
The airport celebrated its 75th anniversary last month.