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Rio Grande Valley Levee/Border Wall System Construction Projects

Document Posting Date: 
September 6, 2018

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is proposing: (1) to design and construct approximately 25 miles of levee wall system in Hidalgo County, Texas; and (2) design and construct approximately eight (8) miles of border wall system in Starr County, Texas with an option for an additional four (4) miles. CBP is seeking input on potential impacts to the environment, culture, commerce, and quality of life for the communities located near the sites where construction is taking place.

Comments and information will be accepted until Tuesday, November 6 by email at or mailed to:
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. 6.5E Mail Stop 1039
Washington, DC 20229-1100

Please reference “FY18 RGV Border Construction Projects” in your response.

To receive project updates, please send a request including your name and email address to  

CBP Levee/Border Wall System Construction Projects Public Webinar

Please join the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for an informative webinar on the FY 2018 Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Levee/Border Wall System Construction Projects on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The one-hour webinar will be offered at two times, 2:00 p.m. Central Time and 6:00 p.m. Central Time.
CBP has been collecting information and data from the public to help inform the environmental review of the FY 2018 RGV Levee/Border Wall System Construction Projects. The comment period for these projects closes November 6, 2018.

This webinar will provide:
• An overview of the projects,
• Detail what information the CBP is seeking from the public, and
• Provide an opportunity for the public to submit questions.

RSVP by emailing indicating if you’ll be participating in the 2 p.m. or 6 pm. CT webinar.

While an RSVP is not required to attend, it will allow us to ensure that we have adequate capacity for everyone who would like to participate. If you are unable to attend, a recording of the webinar will be posted on this website for on-demand viewing.



Last modified: 
October 19, 2018