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Airport closes for runway work

 

June 3, 2020

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Mathy Construction Company starts work on the Runway 9/27 rehabilitation and runway lighting reconstruction project Monday at the Gogebic-Iron County Airport. The work will require the airport to close through July 15, and again from Aug. 13-20. The terminal parking lot will also be resurfaced during the project.

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - The Gogebic-Iron County Airport closed Monday for more than a month of runway work.

The Runway 9/27 rehabilitation and runway lighting reconstruction project will require the closure of the runway and airport through July 15, and again from Aug. 13-20, said Mike Harm, airport manager. The single asphalt runway is 6,502 feet by 120 feet. 

"The runway surface will be milled and shaped and brought to elevation," Harma said. "A new blacktop layer will then be applied over the entire surface."

All runway edge and end lights will be repl...



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