Tag: national emergency

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Military prequalifying contractors for $8B of border wall construction

April 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Like most construction work secured as part of a federal contract, companies interested in competing for border wall contracts must also be able to provide payment and performance bonds. Under this solicitation, contractors must have the capacity to bond a […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Pentagon identifies nearly $13B of military projects that could be shelved to fund border wall construction

March 21, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

“A bipartisan majority of Congress went on record in voting to rebuke this ill-conceived idea,” Reed said. “Now that members of Congress can see the potential impact this proposal could have on projects in their home states, I hope they […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Trump declares national emergency in goal of getting $8B for wall

February 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In order to tap the $2.5 billion from the DOD, according to The New York Times, the DOD would give the money to the Army Corps of Engineers, then the White House would transfer property along the border to the […]