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U.S. Defense awards $646M to build border wall in Arizona

Devdiscourse News Desk | Washington DC | Updated: 16-05-2019 03:14 IST | Created: 16-05-2019 02:53 IST
U.S. Defense awards $646M to build border wall in Arizona
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The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for the border wall in Arizona.

In a statement, the department said the work by Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Southwest Valley Constructors is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2020. It said the work will be performed in the Tucson sector.


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