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Experts: Wall could take at least a decade to build

Jan 10, 2019 - The Washington Post

The current fight - and now 19-day federal government shutdown - over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall could look simple when you consider the logistics of actually building the fabled barrier: It would take an estimated 10,000 construction workers more than 10 years to build the kind of 1,000-mile wall President Trump has said he wants.

Even the more modest $5.7 billion in wall funding Trump directly requested during a prime time Oval Office address Tuesday to address what he called ...