Pedestrian Fence 225 (PF225) was a project to construct approximately 225 miles of new pedestrian fence along the Southwest Border. The fencing will further U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) ability to gain effective control of our Nation’s borders.
Various types of vehicle fencing have been used depending on the specific operational requirements and characteristics of the area to be fenced. Solutions have been tailor-made to suit the type of environment (urban, rural, or remote) and geographic and climatic characteristics (hills, rivers, mountains, forest, desert, etc.).
The fence is being constructed along sections of California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. In all, this area covers the San Diego, El Centro, Yuma, Tucson, El Paso, Big Bend, Del Rio, and Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sectors.
The project is nearing completion with the construction of PF225’s final segment – K-1B – in the Border Patrol’s El Paso Sector. Construction on the final segment began in January 2014 and is expected to be completed by Fiscal Year 2015.