Lewis County Government Awarded $226,500 Airport Grant
September 22, 2022
Lewis County Government was recently awarded a $226,500 grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
According to Lewis County Airport Manager Gary Nash, "These funds will be used to design an updated Airport Layout Plan, which will assist our county and state in prioritizing and developing future projects for our airport".
The state of Tennessee will fund 95% of this grant, while Lewis County Government is only responsible for providing a 5% match. However, no local tax dollars will be used, as the county's match will come from the sale of timber that was logged off airport prope...