Tag: CBP


Agency asks federal contractors for ideas to make border wall less vulnerable

June 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Possible proposals the CBP anticipates include cameras better set to note and capture breach attempts and “advanced paint technology” to better allow thermal sensors to recognize and detect jumpers, the article said. “CBP recognizes that industry, other agencies and other […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

CBP awards $305M worth of Texas border wall contracts

August 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

CBP also gave Southwest a $33 million contract in June to build about four miles of similar border wall in Starr County, Texas. That money also came from appropriations, not the DOD or Department of the Treasury. The Trump administration […]

Construction Processes, Legal

DHS waives regulations for latest border wall contract

July 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Just days after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $33 million contract for about four miles of border wall construction in Starr County, Texas, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has waived […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

CBP seeks public input on replacement of 78 more miles of US-Mexico barrier

May 9, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The Arizona projects, according to the Tucson Sentinel, would mean construction along three protected wilderness areas — the 330,000-acre Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge and the 2,369-acre San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge. The Organ Pipe […]