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Donald Trump's New Border Wall Contract Will Cost More Than $30 Million Per Mile


The new construction deal with Fisher Sand and Gravel comes with a nearly $1.3 billion price tag.
The Trump administration has reportedly signed its biggest border wall contract yet, awarding a North Dakota construction firm a nearly $1.3 billion deal to put up fencing in Arizona.
Fisher Sand and Gravel, the construction firm awarded the contract, is expected to see 42 miles of black-painted fencing erected across the mountainous terrain of southern Arizona, according to The Washington Post.
Given the deal’s $1.28 billion price tag, that works out to a cost of more than $30 million per mile.
Previously, Fisher Sand and Gravel had been passed over for other border wall construction projects.
However, the North Dakota firm reportedly gained President Donald Trump’s support in White House meetings after Tommy Fisher, the company’s CEO, praised the president on cable news and made donations to Trump’s GOP allies.
The company’s only other major border contract, a $400 million deal to build 31 miles of border wall across the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge southwest of Tucson, is currently under review by the Defense Department inspector general after Democratic Congress members expressed concerns over the White House’s influence on the contracting process.

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