It costs at minimum $7 to paint steel per lineal foot including labor.
Each 20’ slat $70 ( forget the Mexican side)
$370,000 a mile.
$730 million to keep border baby from rusting and falling apart twice a year.
Boom. Half the crossings are gone.
- we award bids to lowest bidder.
- it is not good business to do something for the government once. Uncle Sam is the gift that keeps in giving.