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Project Title Naco West Primary Border Fence
Location Tucson Sector Arizona
Project Type Crash-Engineered Cable Security Barrier/Sensor Platform, Crash-Rated Gates, Separation Fencing
Project Description
Sloan Security Group was contracted by Granite Construction to construct two miles of anti-vehicle border fencing on an “emergency timetable.” SSG mobilized its crew and equipment to the site within three days. Over the course of two weeks, Sloan hired 20 local staff and brought in 20 of its own crew. This fencing utilized heavy-duty I-beam and double layered steel mesh fence design. During the course of construction, Sloan poured over 3,000 yards of concrete in the foundation and posts. As a result of its timely project performance, Granite Construction contracted with Sloan to perform an additional half mile of vehicle barriers.
Project Challenges
-Tight schedules that required significant scheduling and planning;
-Complex environmental and archeological issues;
-Immediate mobilization of personnel and equipment;
-Difficult soils for excavation;
-Security concerns, including drug traffickers
-Border patrol coordination;
-Hurricane-related weather activity resulting in flash floods; and
-Limited corridor access to site.
Client Customs and Border Patrol
Contractor/Contact Information Granite Construction