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FY19 Rio Grande Valley Levee/Border Wall System Construction Projects

Document Posting Date: 
June 26, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is proposing border barrier projects within Rio Grande Valley, including the design and construction of: (1) approximately 52 miles of border wall system in Starr County, Texas; (2) approximately 24 miles of levee wall system in Hidalgo County, Texas; and (3) approximately 19 miles of levee/border wall system in Cameron County, Texas.

From June to September 2019, CBP sought public input on potential impacts to the environment, culture, quality of life and commerce, including potential socioeconomic impacts, for the communities located near the sites where construction is taking place. The comment period closed September 25, 2019. Substantive comments received will be used to inform the environmental review of the projects.

CBP has made an informative presentation available that provides an overview of the proposed projects. Please view the webinar here (English) or view the webinar here (Español).

Last modified: 
September 27, 2019