US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot are expected to make an “infrastructure announcement” at O’Hare Airport on Monday.
According to Buttigieg’s schedule, he will travel to Chicago to “highlight infrastructure investments at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and a workforce training program that trains the next generation of technicians.” aeronautics”.
“Secretary Buttigieg will join Chicago leaders in making a major infrastructure announcement at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and highlighting actions the Biden administration is taking to improve air travel this holiday season. and for years to come,” a statement read.
He will also tour the air traffic control tower and visit air traffic controllers and technicians “to thank them for their hard work this holiday season.”
The announcement is scheduled for around 11:30 a.m.
Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Jamie will also be involved in the announcement, according to the mayor’s office.