Great Projects

Pittsburgh Airport Modernization

LIUNA Local 373 and Local 1058 are helping build the Pittsburgh International Airport Modernization project. The project which began before passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will receive additional investment from the law. 

St. Croix River Crossing Bridge

LIUNA members proudly helped build the St. Croix River Crossing Bridge. This bridge connects Minnesota State Highway 36 and Wisconsin State Highway 65. It also has four lanes of traffic and a bike path.

I-65/I-70 Interchange Project

LIUNA helped build the I-65/I-70 Interchange Project in Indianapolis, Indiana. This highway meets in downtown Indianapolis. This is a $350 million project which included demolishing many bridges and reconstruction.

Gateway Tunnel

LIUNA members are helping build the Hudson Tunnel Project will rehabilitate the existing tunnel under the Hudson River that carries Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor passenger trains between New Jersey and New York.

Purple Line La Brea Subway Station

LIUNA members have helped construct the La Brea Subway station, part of the Los Angeles Metrorail System. The station's location is over the intersection of Exposition Boulevard and La Brea Avenue. This station will open in early 2023.

Yellowbud Solar Project

LIUNA members are helping build the Yellowbud Solar Project. The Yellowbud Solar is located located in Ross County and Pickaway County, Ohio and is expected to balance carbon dioxide emissions by an estimated 392,000 metric tons each year.

Horse Heaven Wind Project

LIUNA members will soon go to work on the Horse Heaven Clean Energy Center in Washington State, building a 1150-MW wind, solar and battery facility under a project labor agreement, which will create nearly 1,000 jobs for trades workers and generate an estimated $260 million in revenue that will help fund local schools, roads, hospitals, and emergency services.

Wexner Medical Center

LIUNA members partnered with Walsh Construction and Turner Construction to build Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. This is the largest single facilities project built at Ohio State University to provide medical care. It is scheduled to open in early 2026.

Hamilton, Ontario Skyline

LIUNA members are building the skyline of Hamilton, Ontario in Canada. Construction of two two high rise residential projects are currently underway in the King/James neighborhood. Union members are building the projects and union pension funds are invested in the project.

BlueOval SK Battery Park

LIUNA members are helping build the BlueOval SK Battery Park in Glendale, Kentucky. This is an Electric vehicle battery manufacturing campus for Ford and Lincoln vehicles. This will generate about 5,000 local jobs and increase investments in the region. 

EV Charging Stations in Chicago

LIUNA members are constructing Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations for the Chicago Transit Authority’s new electric buses. 

Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline

LIUNA members are building this historic project, which will bring natural gas to areas in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Maine and the Northeast U.S. that previously did not have access to natural gas.

New Arena at Seattle Center

LIUNA members are among the hundreds of workers who helped build the New Arena at Seattle Center. LIUNA members were previously involved in the construction of the Washington state pavilion in 1962 and the 1994 remodel of the Coliseum.

Lead Service Line Replacement

LIUNA Local 472 helped the City of Newark confront a serious lead contamination problem by recruiting and training city residents to start new careers in construction, fixing the pipes in their own community. Newark's pipes have now been almost completely remediated and it's safe to drink the water again. 

Slate Solar Project

LIUNA Local 294 helped build the Slate solar and energy storage project, a 390-MW solar + 561-MWh storage project in Kings County, California, which will produce enough to power approximately 126,000 homes. The project created good local jobs and boosted tax revenue for the local community.

Markham Campus, York University

LIUNA is help build the Markham Campus of York University in Ontario. It is scheduled to be completed in 2023. The campus will feature state of the art learning facilities in a new high rise. 

Merchants Bridge

LIUNA members helped build the the $222 million new Merchants Bridge, which runs north of the McKinley Bridge, an old highway bridge that directly connects St. Louis and Venice, Missouri. 

Audi Field, Washington, DC

LIUNA Local 11 members helped build Audi Field, the home of the DC United Soccer team. The $350 million field seats about 20,000 people.

Cabell Huntington Hospital

LIUNA Members from Local 1353 helped build the Cabell Huntington Hospital Medical Office Building in West Virginia. The medical center will provide services including physical therapy, neurology services, physician offices, endoscopy, lab, and imaging services.

Marshall University Business School

Members from Local 1353 helped build the Marshall University Business School in West Virginia. Contractor PJ Dick oversaw this $50 million Project. This business school will help many get the education they need to prepare their students for the business world.

Cottontail Solar

One hundred and sixty to one hundred and eighty LIUNA members including forty apprentices are projected to work on the Cottontail Solar in Eastern Pennsylvania. These workers accumulated over 200,000 person-hours. Construction on this solar plan started in 2021 and will be completed by late 2022. 

Cove Point LNG Terminal

LIUNA members helped build Cove Point LNG Terminal in Baltimore/Washington. It is Maryland's largest construction project to date, and the second-largest LNG exporting facility in the United States. It is an approximately $4 billion offshore liquid natural gas shipping terminal. The project was built with a PLA.

Shell Cracker Plant

LIUNA Local 833 and 1058 helped build the Shell Cracker Plant in Western PA. This plant converts natural gas into ethylene. This is then used for a range of products like automobile parts and food packaging.

Carbon County Bridge Replacement

About sixty members from LIUNA local 158 helped build the Carbon County Bridge Replacement in Eastern Pennsylvania. Contractor Trumbull oversaw this $88 million project. This bridge replacement will replace the congestion-prone bridge.

Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

LIUNA helped build the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, Grand view on the Hudson in New York. This bridge is 20 miles north of New York City, and spans three miles connecting Rockland and Westchester counties. This bridge has the longest shared bicycle and pedestrian path in the nation.

Freedom Tower, New York City

LIUNA members helped build the tallest skyscraper in the western hemisphere, Freedom Tower, which was constructed on the site of the World Trade Center buildings.

Blue Plains Tunnel, Wash., DC

LIUNA members proudly built ENR's Project of the Year - Blue Plains Tunnel in Washington, DC. The tunnel is 24,000 feet long and will help reduce combined sewer overflows into the Anacostia River.

The Panda Hummel Station power

The Panda Hummel Station power project is one of the largest coal to natural gas replacement projects in the United States. This project has created almost 1,000 jobs, and is expected to contribute more than $5 billion into the local economy. The plant is expected to generate 180% more power which will power more than 1 million homes in Pennsylvania and New York.

Dakota Access Pipeline

LIUNA members are proud to build the Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.7 billion investment that will create approximately 8,000 family-supporting construction jobs for highly-skilled and trained workers. When finished, the state-of-the-art energy infrastructure will deliver oil from the Bakken Shale to Illinois for distribution throughout the United States.

Deep Water Wind

LIUNA local 271 members helped build Deep Water Wind, the nation’s first offshore 30 megawatt wind farm off the waters of Rhode Island. The $451 million dollar project created 80-100 good jobs and reduces our dependence on foreign sources of energy.

Minnesota Vikings Stadium

In Minnesota, LIUNA members built the U.S. Bank Stadium, home to the NFL's Minnesota Vikings. The $1.061 billion dollar project is located on the site of their former home, the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in downtown East Minneapolis. It is the first new fixed roof stadium in the NFL since Ford Field was built in 2002.

Maine Natural Gas Pipeline

LIUNA members in Maine built an 88-mile steel transmission pipe which connects two taps from each side of the Kennebec River off the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline. The 1,600 miles of polyethylene pipeline distribution system serves 50,000 people. The project gives consumers more clean and efficient fuel options for their homes.

World Records in Indianapolis

LIUNA Local 120 members were key partners in setting three new World Records in tunnel construction on the Deep Rock Tunnel Connector project: most feet mined in one day – 409.89 feet, most feet mined in one week – 1,690.04 feet, and most feet mined in one month – 5,755.15 Feet. The $180 million dollar Deep Rock Tunnel Connector project is the first of five tunnels under Indianapolis being constructed to alleviate combined sewer overflows.  

Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge

A modern engineering marvel, the Hoover Dam Bypass is a new American landmark that rivals the world-famous dam itself. Soaring 900 feet above the Colorado River and built to withstand a 1,000 year earthquake, the four-lane, 19,000 foot long bridge is the longest single-span concrete arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere. LIUNA Local 872 members performed over 500,000 man hours, of work in concrete drilling and blast work, rock scaling, securing loose rocks and removing dangerous boulders. 

Twin Cities Light Rail Green Line

LIUNA members were vital to the construction of the Central Light Rail Transit project which connects St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis. It includes 9.8 miles of underground track and 18 stations in addition to five shared with the METRO Blue Line in downtown Minneapolis. The $1 billion project was funded by federal, state, as well as local sources. In 2016, the Green lines provided approximately 12.7 million rides.

Plant Vogle, Georgia

LIUNA members have helped build Georgia's Power Plant Vogtle. This power plant will be the first nuclear plant built in three decades and produces enough affordable and clean energy to power one million homes in Georgia.

Building Solar Plants

LIUNA members are building many solar power plants in California, including the Mojave Solar Plant. The project received $1.2 billion in funding from the federal government and created created 830 construction jobs and 70 permanent operation jobs as well as thousands of indirect jobs.  The plant is expected to generate 617,000 MWh of power annually, enough power for more than 88,000 households.

Springfield Virginia Interchange

Members of LIUNA Mid-Atlantic Region worked on the Springfield Interchange Improvement Project in Virginia from the start in 1999 to completion in 2007. With seven phases of construction this road project in the highly congested Washington, DC metro area has increased safety and eased congestion for the 430,000 commuters passing through each day. 

Normal Ill. Transportation Hub

LIUNA members in Normal, Illinois helped build the Transportation Hub project, a $47 million project built over two years to connect travelers with Amtrak as well as city and interstate buses and taxis. The project brought together different transportation organizations and local officials and greatly improved the Illinois transportation system. 

Energy Retrofits in Boston

In Boston, LIUNA Local 7 members assisted in a $63 million project to rebuild and improve public housing buildings by implementing  energy efficiency and renewable energy measures that will save the Housing Authority over $56 million annually. The project created more than 600 local jobs. 

Historic Renovation in Ontario

In 2000, LIUNA reopened the historical Hamilton Station in Ontario, Canada as a hall for weddings and many other events. After LIUNA members completed the project, the $3 million renovations brought a historically valued building back to life for the community and is an extremely popular venue for special events. 

Bayonne, N.J. Bridge Raising

LIUNA members in New Jersey worked on the $1.3 billion project to raise the Bayonne Bridge from 151 to 215 feet to allow larger container ships to reach the state's marine terminals. The project also widened lanes, shoulders, and median dividers as well as adding a bike and walkway. Completed in 2019, the project is expected to provided over 2,500 construction jobs and create a safer and more traffic-efficient bridge

Port of Miami Tunnel Project

LIUNA members in Miami took part in the project that connected SR A1A/MacArthur Causeway to Dodge Island providing access between the seaport and highways I-395 and I-95, creating an additional entry to the Port of Miami. This complex project was completed on schedule and on-budget and is expected to reduce traffic congestion while increasing cargo flow into the Port of Miami.