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May 21, 2020

Largest yet: $1.3B contract for border wall awarded

  • The 42-mile section of wall in Arizona comes in at about $30 million per mile.
  • By JAMES MacPHERSON and ASTRID GALVAN
    Associated Press

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

    Republican U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota confirmed the $1.3 billion contract for building the 42-mile section of wall through “really tough terrain in the mountains” in Arizona. That's about $30 million per mile.


     
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