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Privately built border wall will fail, engineering report says

The report, set to be filed in federal court this week, confirms reporting from ProPublica and The Texas Tribune that found portions of the wall were in danger of overturning if not fixed due to extensive erosion just months after it was built.

The private border wall in South Texas on Aug. 3, 2020.
Fisher Industries has installed a 10-foot-wide road made with rocks to help address erosion issues while allowing access by …

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