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Kingsville's $40M Border Patrol opensKingsville's $40M Border Patrol openshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=74052013-05-14T06:56:00Z2013-05-14T00:00:00Z

KINGSVILLE, KLEBERG COUNTY - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has completed the $39.9 million U.S. Border Patrol Station project.

The approximately 88,000-sf facility is built on nearly 63 acres in accordance with LEED Silver standards, and will support the work of more than 300 Border Patrol agents in South Texas.

The facility includes a 50,000-sf station, a 28,000-sf vehicle maintenance facility, an 8,400-sf warehouse, a 10,000-sf impound lot, 3,600 sf of kennel space, a vehicle fueling area and a four-bay vehicle washing station.

The Kingsville Station’s area of responsibility encompasses nearly 2,000 square miles of Kenedy and Kleberg counties. The station’s primary responsibility is the operation of the Border Patrol checkpoint on US 77 North in Sarita.

Prior to the construction of the new station, the facility was located on the Naval Air Station in Kingsville and was approximately 13,000 sf.

Source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District

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