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Feds to Spend $500,000 for New Art at CBP Facility in San Diego

Posted September 11, 2014

Under U.S. Customs Issues

(Weekly Standard)

The “busiest land port of entry in the Western Hemisphere” is getting an upgrade, and according to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), about a half a million dollars worth of new artwork will be part of the package.

The San Ysidro Land Port of Entry, the border crossing facility for the San Diego-Tijuana region, has been undergoing a $735 million modernization project spanning more than a decade. Since phase three of the project is included in President Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget, the GSA has begun soliciting contractors, and that includes artists who will be commissioned to provided approximately $500,000 in new artwork for the new buildings. Read more here.