Building has begun on the fifth border wall mission of Donald Trump‘s presidency, changing as much as 14 miles (22 kilometres) of barrier in San Diego.
U.S. Customs and Border Safety stated Tuesday that the primary panels are in place to exchange a steel-mesh fence with metal bollards as much as 30 ft (9 metres) excessive. SLSCO Ltd. of Galveston, Texas, was awarded the $101-million contract in December.
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It’s the second layer of barrier in San Diego. Work on changing the primary layer is almost full, which can be 14 miles lengthy and product of metal bollards as much as 30 ft excessive.
Building started three days after Trump declared a nationwide emergency to construct his proposed border wall with Mexico. Lawsuits have been filed over the emergency declaration.
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