Pentagon awards $646 million border wall contract

Pentagon awards $646 million border wall contract
Pentagon awards $646 million border wall contract

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for the border wall in Arizona.

In a statement, the department said the work by Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Southwest Valley Constructors is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2020. It said the work will be performed in the Tucson sector.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

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