Late last month, Gov. Doug Ducey touted the completion of the Yuma Border Barrier Mission. The state initiative filled gaps in the state’s western border wall using industrial-sized shipping containers.

On Thursday morning, workers were transporting and stacking similar containers at the National Guard Armory on Western Avenue in Nogales.

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Shipping containers arrive at the National Guard Armory on Western Avenue on Thursday morning.

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The lot at the National Guard Armory on Western Avenue in Nogales begins to fill with shipping containers on Thursday morning.

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Shipping containers fill a gap in the border wall near Yuma.

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A gap remains in new border fencing at a water-crossing west of Nogales.

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A section of new border wall remains unfinished at this water-crossing point approximately two miles west of Nogales. At right, these sections of fencing were designed to be fitted with floodgates, though they were never installed.

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Shipping containers at the National Guard Armory on Western Ave.



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