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Video: The Skilled Workers Behind the Green Line

June 19, 2014 By Briana Johnson, Video Production Specialist

As Minnesotans finally get to enjoy the Green Line, the construction workers who built it are basking in the satisfaction of a job well done. All told, Green Line construction created thousands of jobs, launching hundreds of new careers in several skilled construction roles.

The women and men who laid the track, poured the concrete, and constructed the stations are looking toward their next jobs, and looking to grow their ranks to meet the need of a growing economy and our legislature's strong investment in Minnesota's infrastructure. Minnesota's Laborers have proven they have the skills to build complex transportation projects. The real question is: what should we ask them to build next?


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