Pounding surf and corrosive sea air have stymied efforts for years to erect a sturdy fence at the westernmost edge of the U.S.-Me1xico border.
Now, the U.S. Border Patrol is trying again, with a $4.3 million project that would extend a nearly quarter-mile barrier 300 feet into the Pacific Ocean and remake one of the more scenic spots on the border.
When completed early next year, a steel fence 18 feet tall will replace a teetering, gap-riddled barrier that did little to discourage people from crossing back and forth on a wide beach linking Tijuana and Imperial Beach.
Source: Richard Marosi for the Los Angeles Times via Bellingham Herald.
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by Tactical-Life.com / Nov 29, 2011