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Texas commission recommends 2 contractors for state border wall project

September 13, 2021


Abbott’s emergency declaration in June of a “humanitarian crisis” at the southern border has expedited the process of funding the project, and the border wall is now closer to becoming a reality.

A TFC spokesperson told Construction Dive in July that while the emergency declaration was unusual, the rest of the process would proceed normally. Construction Dive reached out to Huitt-Zollars and Michael Baker, but has not received a response.

The scope of the project is to complete as much of the project in as short a time as possible, across state and private land, according to the TFC.

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