Airport authority opens bids for runway lights

The Airport Authority met briefly Thursday to open bids for new lighting on runway Xs to alert pilots that the runway is closed.

Submitting bids were:

• Airport Lighting Co., $40,400

• Best Line Equipment, $42,800

• Road Safe Traffic Barricade Systems Inc., $44,298

Funding for the lighting, which give pilots a visual to denote a closed runway, is part of an omnibus package from the Federal Aviation Administration. The bids will now be sent to the federal agency for review.

No other business was on the agenda for the meeting.