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The agency says it should be impossible to scale without help and that it should be impenetrable to sledgehammers and battery-operated tools for at least an hour. The prototypes should be about 30 feet (9 metres) long and 18 to 30 feet (5.5 to 9 metres) high. It should also be esthetically pleasing from the U.S. side.

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It won’t say how many there are, but it has said previously that it would pick up to 20 for contracts expected to be valued between US$200,000 and $500,000. Customs and Border Protection said it will notify finalists over the next several days. U.S.

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SAN DIEGO — The federal government said Friday that it has settled on finalists to design President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, but it won’t identify them.

Building a wall on the Mexican border was a cornerstone of Trump’s presidential campaign and a flashpoint for his detractors. A stopgap measure to fund the government through September doesn’t provide money for construction.

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It picked San Diego partly because the land is federally owned and to compare the prototypes to existing fencing nearby that was breached 800 times in a single year. An agency document released last month by Senate Democrats says authorities plan to select winners by June 14 to build prototypes in San Diego on a short stretch of land near the Otay Mesa border crossing with Mexico.