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Texas Governor to Spend $250M On New Border Wall

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said recently that he will use $250 million in state money and crowdsourced financing to build more barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico. But questions remain over how far Abbott, a Republican, can go for a project whose total cost, length and timeline are unclear and could face legal challenges from the federal government....


Homeland Security to Fix Flood Issue in Rio Grande Valley

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Biden administration announced recently that it will begin work to address the risks of flooding and soil erosion from unfinished sections of the wall on the U.S. border with Mexico and will cancel military-funded contracts as it shuts down one of President Donald Trump's signature domestic projects....


Military Bases Hope to Get Unspent Funds from Border Wall Cancellation

South Carolina has a sizable number of defense personnel, bases and other facilities, particularly in the eastern half of the state and the coast. Like most southeastern states, from Louisiana to Virginia, the Palmetto State can boast of having large, well-maintained naval ports, airfields, Marine Corps bases and Army posts....


Holcombe Mixers Joins Massive Border Construction

Holcombe Mixers, a provider of volumetric concrete mixers and strategic solutions for the concrete industry, teamed up with Fisher Sand and Gravel and Cat Construction to fast-track the major border wall construction project along Arizona's southern border....


North Dakota Company Gets $1.3 Billion to Build Portion of Wall

PHOENIX (AP) — A North Dakota construction company has received the largest contract to date to build a section of President Trump's signature wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Republican U.S....


U.S. Heads to Court to Build Trump Border Wall in Texas

Three years into Donald Trump's presidency, the U.S. government is ramping up its efforts to seize private land in Texas to build a border wall. Trump's signature campaign promise has consistently faced political, legal and environmental obstacles in Texas, which has the largest section of the U.S.-Mexico border, most of it without fencing....


CBP, USACE Begin Construction on Rio Grande Valley Levee Wall System

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), began constructing approximately 13 mi. of the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Levee Wall System Project in early April on federal land within the McAllen Station area of responsibility in Hidalgo County, Texas....


Pentagon Lists Possible Project Cuts to Pay for Wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress on March 18, that might be slashed to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border....


'We'll Build It:' Fisher Industries Proposes Cheaper Border Wall Plan

The CEO of Fisher Industries, an Arizona-based construction company, has said that his crew could build a part of the border wall by the November 2020 election. Tommy Fisher said that by using his patented hanging system, Fisher Industries could erect 234 miles of the border wall for just $1.4 billion—a much lower price than President Trump's $8 billion price tag, KTAR News reported....


U.S. Begins Building Border Wall in Rio Grande Valley

HOUSTON (AP) The U.S. government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, likely on federally owned land set aside as wildlife refuge property....






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