Pentagon Awards Nearly $1B in Border Wall Construction Contracts

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11 April 2019
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The Pentagon awarded nearly $1 billion in contracts to build a border wall on Tuesday — its first such contracts since President Trump declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border in February.
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters on Wednesday that more contracts would be coming soon....
The announcement said one contract went to SLSCO Ltd. in Galveston, Texas. The company was awarded a $789,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for border replacement wall construction....