Mexico border wall construction draws interest of almost 200 companies

Tracy FergusonMar 02, 2017

And while he promised to "soon" begin construction on his promised wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, he did not mention who will pay for it as Mexican leaders continue to say they will not fund the barrier.

"By enforcing immigration regulations, we will make our communities safer for everyone", he said.

The designs for the wall will be evaluated based on "operational requirements, cost effectiveness, constructibility, and durability", Carlos said, adding that "any and all prototypes will be created to deter illegal entry into the United States".

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Companies from 41 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have signaled their interest in being selected to work on President Donald Trump's proposed southern border wall.

The list of companies that have responded to the notice thus far represents 41 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico and includes small disadvantaged businesses, as well as minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned firms.

Approximately 180 companies have responded to a Department of Homeland Security presolicitation notice for the design and construction of wall structures between the US and Mexico, CityLab reported Tuesday. First, concepts must be submitted by March 10, 2017.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a notice "for the design and build of several prototype wall structures" on the government's contracting website FedBizOpps Friday, starting the process of building Trump's vaunted and often criticized border wall project. Trump said the cost could be around $12 billion, and House Speaker Paul Ryan floated the number $15 billion. On Wednesday morning, Vice President Mike Pence was questioned on "Good Morning America" about Trump's declining to say in his speech that Mexico would pay.

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