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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 08:59 AM

Second border wall project starts in Yuma

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/second-border-wall-project-starts-in-yuma/ar-AAH6j3a
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TUCSON — Construction is underway to replace five miles of vehicle barriers with 30-foot bollards along the Colorado River west of Yuma in an area that has been used extensively by asylum-seeking migrants to cross the U.S.-Mexico border largely unimpeded.

This is the second ongoing border wall replacement project in the Yuma area. Already, crews have replaced more than 11 miles of aging landing mat fencing with the 30-foot bollards east of the border city of San Luis.

The replacement of this five-mile stretch along the Colorado River is the second project along the Arizona border that is being paid for using diverted military funds. Three weeks ago, construction began on a separate, military-funded project east of Lukeville.

Workers with BFBC LLC, an affiliate of Barnard Construction Company of Bozeman, Montana, broke ground late last week under a $141.7 million contract. The first panels of the new 30-foot bollards have already gone up, according to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Yuma Sector.

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The project will replace existing the vehicle barriers — located above the banks of the low-water Colorado River — starting from the Morelos Dam and extending south five miles to the area near County 12th Street.

"We're now replacing the vehicle barriers that were out there. There has historically never been a wall, and we're now putting up the 30-foot wall in place," said Jose Garibay, spokesman for the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector.

Construction began along the middle portion of the five-mile stretch, approximately around County 10th Street, Garibay added, and will move in opposing directions in the coming weeks. The project is scheduled to be completed by December.
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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 12:15 PM

1. And Democrats wept.

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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 01:20 PM

2. Every time our resident propagandists post that the wall is not being built, post this link.

The wall is being built as you read this.

To deny this fact is to tell great big bald faced lies......

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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:14 PM

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