Watertown, NY– Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced a Department of Transportation grant totaling $1,017,863.00 for Watertown International Airport.

“Improving our airport infrastructure means more commerce and tourism for our region, and I am pleased to announce this important funding for Watertown International Airport,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Improving our North Country infrastructure is important to our local economy, and I thank the Department of Transportation for making this funding a priority.”

Details of the DOT grant are as follows:

DOT Grant Award Notice

Date: 08/30/2017

Title: Watertown International: Install Apron Edge Lights, Install Apron Lighting, Reconstruct Apron [Easte Disc. Grant Amount: $1,017,863.00 Grant Recipient: County of Jefferson Project Location: Watertown International

Locality: Watertown,Jefferson , NY


Install Apron Edge Lights, Install Apron Lighting, Reconstruct Apron [Eastern Section], Rehabilitate Apron [Western Section]                                   

NOTICE TO CONGRESS OF DOT DISCRETIONARY GRANT AWARDS: This notification is provided to the Committee pursuant to one of the following requirements governing the public announcement of a Department of Transportation discretionary grant, letter of intent, or Federal Transit Administration full funding grant agreement:

            (1) Currently applicable General Provision of the Appropriations Act, Continuing Resolution, or Supplemental Appropriation governing Department of Transportation appropriations, containing a prohibition on the use of funds made available unless the Secretary notifies the House and Senate Committees on Appropriation at least three full business days before the Department or its operating administrations announces any discretionary grant award, letter of intent, or full funding grant agreement from: (A) any discretionary grant or federal credit program of the FHWA, including the emergency relief program; (B) the airport improvement program of the FAA; (C) any program of the FRA; (D) any program of the FTA other than the formula grants and fixed guideway modernization programs; (E) any program of the Maritime Administration; or (F) any funding provided under the heading ‘‘National Infrastructure Investments’’ in the Appropriations Act;

            (2) Section 311 of title 49, United States Code;

            (3) Section 159(b) of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21); or

            (4) Section 5334(j) of title 49, United States Code.

Please click on the link below to view the Notification