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Our blog section contains press releases issued by Great Plains LECET, original writings on projects being built by LIUNA members and their contractors and pieces on the activities of LIUNA and their affiliated offices. We also post articles written by some of our friends. Take a look at the latest.

Contractor Spotlight 7/16/2018

JULY 16, 2018

Founded in 1938, Tobey’s Construction and Cartage, Inc. now has over 70 years of experience in all types of heavy highway construction.  Located in North Central Illinois, Tobey’s and its related companies, T&T Cartage, Inc. and Streator Asphalt, Inc. have personnel and experience to assure you that your project, no matter what size, will be done to the highest standards...

For Illinois Roads, Needs Are Growing. Funding Isn’t.

JULY 12, 2018

Experts say billions in a multi-year plan won’t go far enough to address infrastructure repairs and upkeep. With help from the federal government, Illinois will put more than $2 billion toward infrastructure projects this year across the state’s network of roads and bridges. But that network is underfunded by billions more, and what’s the state has pledged is a far...

Labor-Management Partnership: STRONGER TOGETHER

JUNE 27, 2018 Blog Image

  Illinois American Water’s Peoria District is investing over $14 million to improve its water service distribution system. The investment includes replacing and installing over nine miles of water main across the Peoria District. A map of the proposed work can be viewed here – http://arcg.is/1SCKWL. “At the end of the day, we all want the same things—to be able to...