News — Arizona

Pentagon awards first military-funded contracts for border fence in New Mexico and Arizona

Arizona border fence military-funded contracts New Mexico Pentagon

Pentagon awards first military-funded contracts for border fence in New Mexico and Arizona

Pentagon awards first military-funded contracts for border fence in New Mexico and Arizona Construction of a new $73.3 million border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in Santa Teresa, N.M., began Monday after an official groundbreaking of what officials called the “president’s border wall.” RUBEN R. RAMIREZ/EL PASO TIMES The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the first two contracts that will use military funds to pay for the construction of additional fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration. The two contracts awarded Tuesday are worth an estimated $976 million and cover three separate projects...

Leer más →