Women in the Trades

May 31, 2017

Nationally, women have never accounted for more than 3 percent of building trades workers. We asked three women building trades workers to share their stories.

Big Pipe project wraps up ahead of schedule

Nov 5, 2010

Rosie, the 530-ton tunnel boring machine, has finished tunneling on the East Side Big Pipe project, the largest public infrastructure project in Portland’s history. At its peak, more than 100 members of Laborers Local 320, and 150 members of Operating Engineers Local 701 worked on the project.