PHOENIX, Ariz.--U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Barrier awarded a $400 million firm-fixed-price contract Dec. 2 to Fisher Sand and Gravel Co., Dickinson, North Dakota, to design-build border infrastructure along the southern perimeter of the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge in Yuma County, Arizona. Five bids were solicited with three bids received. Work will be performed in Yuma, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 30, 2020.
The Department of Defense has the authority under Section 2808 of Title 10, U.S. Code, to construct border barrier projects from California to Texas, as directed through the U.S. Army by the Secretary of Defense, in response to the Presidential national emergency declaration dated Feb. 15, 2019.
For additional information about Corps projects, visit https://www.usace.army.mil. For information on U.S. Customs and Border Protection, visit https://www.cbp.gov. For more information on federal government contracts, visit the Federal Business Opportunities website at https://www.fbo.gov.