Feds to Repair Damage From Halted Border Wall Work in Texas, California

Concrete wall

The 25-ft earthen levee is less than a mile from the Rio Grande.

May 31, 2021
Mary B. Powers - Engineering News-Record

With hurricane season fast approaching, the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security has begun repair of large breaches in a 13-mile section of Rio Grande flood barriers in Texas caused by Trump administration border wall contractors building on them—after local officials feared "extensive problems" with their integrity and threatened to bring in their own crews.

Reprinted courtesy of Mary B. Powers, Engineering News-Record

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