Transportation & Infrastructure
Investing in our infrastructure creates jobs while ensuring safer roads, railways, and bridges; and upgrades to water, sewer, and broadband systems. It means expanding commerce across our state and creating jobs in our communities. I will continue to ensure Ohio receives targeted federal investments that improve our state’s infrastructure and strengthen Ohio’s economy.
Posted on 12/3/2012
A Newark City Councilman was named to a key access advisory board. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that Marc D. Guthrie was appointed to serve on the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Access Board. Guthrie is one of 13 members appointed by the President in addition to 12 representatives from Federal departments.
“After serving Ohioans for nearly 30 years, Marc Guthrie will now lend his advocacy on a national level to the disability community,” Brown said. “Marc is committed to equality of opportunity and I have no doubt that he will work tirelessly each day to remove barriers so that all Americans may be full p…Read MorePosted on 11/19/2012 |
Sen. Brown, Airbus Americas, And The National Composite Center Announce New Agreement To Strengthen Ohio Supply Chain For Airbus
COLUMBUS, OH - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Airbus Vice President of Procurement David Williams, and Lisa Novelli, President of the National Composite Center (NCC) today announced an agreement to further strengthen the Ohio manufacturing and material supply chain for Airbus. Airbus Americas, NCC, and the Dayton Development Coalition will work together to identify and develop aerospace suppliers that may perform competitively bid work contract work for Airbus, ultimately leading to the creation of a centralized Ohio Materials Manufacturing Technology Hub that will focus on state-of-the-art materials processing, business analytics, supply chain development, and workforce training a…Read MorePosted on 10/24/2012 |
Sen. Brown, Airbus Vice President of Procurement David Williams, and Lisa Novelli, President of the National Composite Center (NCC) announced an agreement to further strengthen the Ohio manufacturing and material supply chain for Airbus. Learn more here.…Read More Posted on 10/24/2012 |
DAYTON, OH - Following months of negotiations with local business leaders and the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced today that the Dayton International Airport (DAY) will again provide two direct daily flights to and from New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) beginning January 4, 2013.
“Direct flights from Dayton to LaGuardia Airport mean less travel time and more economic development for the Miami Valley,” Brown said. “This is great news for the Dayton-area business community – and can help local businesses expand and hire new workers.”
“For the past six months, more than 100 passengers a day h…Read MorePosted on 10/20/2012 |
New resources will help maintain critical infrastructure in Monroe County. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that Green Township will receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development to purchase a new backhoe to maintain the roads under its jurisdiction.
“Ohio’s rural communities and small towns face a heavy burden when financing infrastructure projects,” Brown said. “This investment will help ensure that backroads and infrastructure are maintained in Green Township, which is important for small businesses and residents alike.”
USDA Rural D…Read MorePosted on 10/5/2012 |
A Noble County community will receive new resources to update sewer infrastructure and improve service. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded a grant to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) to construct a new a new sanitary sewer system in the Village of Belle Valley. The new system will consist of 21,632 linear feet of sewer line and two pump stations that will convey the sewage to the wastewater treatment plant in the Village of Caldwell. The project will provide the new sewer service to 110 households and six businesses.
“Ohio’s rural communities and small towns face a heav…Read MorePosted on 9/26/2012 |