Tag: border

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Losing bidder’s protest could stall nearly $1B in border wall contracts

April 30, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Fisher was selected in August 2017, along with several other contractors, to build a wall prototype. Since then, company CEO Tommy Fisher has offered to build 234 miles of border wall for $1.4 billion, a price that includes 214 miles […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Trump wants $5.7B for ‘steel barrier,’ instead of concrete wall at US-Mexico border

January 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Despite protests from activists and many lawmakers, the administration still is keeping some contractors busy with border wall construction. The most recent award was announced in November and went to San Antonio, Texas, construction company Gideon Contracting. The company will […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Stantec-Hensel Phelps finishes part of $741M border facility

August 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

This is one U.S.-Mexico border construction project that has drawn praise from all sides, unlike the border wall that President Donald Trump’s administration is promoting. The president’s 2016 campaign featured promises to build a new, impenetrable wall stretching the entire […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Los Angeles city contractors must disclose any relationship to Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall

April 19, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Los Angeles City Council is the latest public entity to push back against construction of a border wall by penalizing contractors or other businesses who bid or work on it, and certainly some construction companies will choose not to […]