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City Commissioners accept bid for new airport terminal

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Another step was taken forward Monday, for the new terminal project at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport.

City Commissioners accepted a $10.7 million bid from Manhattan RFB of Atlanta to build the terminal.

The Federal Aviation Administration already pledged to fund nearly $8 million for the project.

City leaders say it's an important project.

"There's no question about it, transportation in this area is very important and we seemed to be landlocked so to speak. So, we need good transportation, in and out, in order to encourage business to relocate in this area," said Albany Mayor Willie Adams.

Commissioners will meet next Tuesday to put their final stamp of approval on the bid.

Construction is set to begin 6 to 8 weeks after that.

 

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