Numerous larger companies bidding on the wall did not provide The San Diego Union-Tribune with copies of their designs because they are in competition with each other and do not want their efforts becoming public.
The border wall would cost billions and require the government to buy miles of private land along the 2,200-mile-long border.
James Carpenter, president of Quantum Logistics of Mission, bid on two wall concepts by Tuesday's deadline.
With bids due Tuesday on the first design contracts, interested companies are preparing for the worst if they get the potentially lucrative job. It's in times like these that we like to say: "Come and take it".
"My heart goes out to a lot of these immigrants", he said. His administration has started taking bids to build a wall and requested funding for more immigration judges and Border Patrol agents. The wall will most likely use over three times the amount of concrete than the Hoover Dam, and the massive building project could create boomtowns along its construction, with a massive amount of supplies needed to house, feed, bathe, and entertain its workers. A US government official who preferred to remain anonymous stated that "four to 10 bidders are expected to be chosen to build prototypes" in San Diego, according to the Chicago Tribune. Although no timeline for the construction of the border wall prototypes has yet been released, protesters are already organizing their demonstrations.
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Instead, witnesses and lawmakers discussed a combination of technology, fencing and personnel - in addition to a wall on certain stretches - to secure the border. 'We pray and hope that they're peaceful'.
Border Angels is an immigration advocacy group based in San Diego.
(iCON Wall Solution by Single Eagle dba Concrete Contractors Interstate via AP). (Conan O'Brien proposed as much to the citizens of Mexico last month.) The result would, in effect be, a 2,000-mile engraved memorial to the newly sealed border, according to an image provided to the San Jose Mercury News.
The objective of the mock-up bids for Trump's wall is to get an idea of what it will take to build a barrier that can't be penetrated under, through or over. The essentially bombproof material is capable of withstanding a round fired from a tank.
One of at least three protest proposals ginned up by J.M. Design Studio of Pittsburgh, this one calls for "a semi-continuous wall of almost 10 million pipe organs".
The entry of Gleason Partners LLC of Las Vegas would be lined with solar panels, both to provide electricity for lighting and sensors but also as a ready-made revenue stream with plans to sell excess power to area utilities to offsets construction costs. Winners must also have done border security or similar projects worth $25 million or more in the past five years. Builders must show that they have experience "executing high-profile, high-visibility, and politically contentious" projects.