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Border Crossing Truck Scanners

Owner: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Project Description:

As part of the Homeland Security program, the structures, varying in size from 10,000 – 25,000 SF, are built on the borders of the United States and Mexico. The buildings house a 200,000 lb. x-ray machine, which provides clear images of cargo contained in box trucks.

Keller Engineers’ Structural team has designed three steel frame caissons, mat foundation structures to resist the most severe wind and earthquake loads.

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