- Associated Press - Monday, December 2, 2019

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota company has been awarded a contract to help build a border wall in Yuma, Arizona.

U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer said Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a border wall contract to Fisher Sand and Gravel of Dickinson.

Fisher will receive nearly $270 million of a $400 million contract. Cramer says the contract will go toward designing and building physical barriers along about 31 miles (49.9 kilometers) of the southern border in Yuma.


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North Dakota’s Republican senators say the work will help secure the United States’ border with Mexico.

President Donald Trump made building a U.S.-Mexico border wall a priority during the 2016 campaign.



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