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Contractor offers to build 234 miles of border wall for $1.4B

Fisher has given previous estimates of between almost $11 billion and $12 billion for 700 miles of a cast-in-place concrete wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The company was also one of the contractors chosen in August 2017 to build a concrete border wall prototype in San Diego.

One of the problems with Fisher’s latest proposal is that the potential $8 billion of wall funding the president hopes to win can only be used in the Rio Grande Valley. Another is that the administration has now expressed a preference for a wall with steel slats or bollards rather than the concrete wall Fisher said his company would build.

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