Transportation Secretary Buttigieg hails airport improvements in Cedar Rapids stop

$20 million federal grant part of national infrastructure improvements decades in the making, secretary tells local leaders

Buttigieg visit Cedar Rapids airport Rob Sand
Federal transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during a visit to the Eastern Iowa Airport Thursday, May 25, 2023, as state auditor Rob Sand looks on. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT

The federal bipartisan infrastructure bill that’s providing more than $20 million to the Eastern Iowa Airport’s ongoing terminal improvement project represents the Biden administration commitment to addressing infrastructure improvement needs that have been ignored for decades, federal Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg told local leaders and airport officials Thursday. After touring progress on the final, $68 […]

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