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Atlanta airport turns out it’s already almost 4 million dollars on dog bathrooms

The Atlanta airport turned out to cost $3.9 million to install seven dog bathrooms in the terminal.

(Fox 5 Atlanta)

Officials of the international airport Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport recently unveiled its seven new Service Animal Relief Areas, which were installed last year, for a total of $3.9 million.

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The airport installed the seven dog bathrooms, one in each hall, this past summer, but the cost to build them was made public this week, Fox 5 Atlanta reports.

(Fox 5 Atlanta)

Airport administrators credited for the high price on the complexity of the building within a 24-hour provision, which restricted construction to nighttime hours. In addition, they said existing facilities had to be demolished to make way for the new dog of the bathrooms.

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The Federal Department of Transportation mandates major airports Service Animal Relief Areas.

“In order for ATL to be in compliance with the federal ADA (American with Disabilities Act) standards, these relief areas should be built,” a spokesman of the airport told Fox News.

“The total cost for the construction of the seven relief areas was absorbed by the airport of the financing, not taxpayer dollars, an amount of € 3.9 million, which will be reimbursed through pfcs (passenger facility charges).”

Michelle Gant is a writer and editor for Fox News Lifestyle.

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