Wright Construction Group begins construction on Punta Gorda Airport
April 22, 2022
Construction began on the Runway 4-22 Rehabilitation Project at Punta Gorda Airport. As a part of the outlined scope for the project being handled by Wright Construction Group, the 7,000-foot main line runway will be fully reconstructed with new blast pads to prevent future erosion and updated energy-efficient lighting. Phase two of the project anticipated to be completed in December includes the rehabilitation of wetlands as part of the work within airport limits to provide an improved and more sustainable environment for native wildlife. More improvements to PGD are featured in the November 2021 issue of Gulfshore Business.
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May 2022 Newsletter
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