Iron Workers Local 847 Government Information
Our goal is to create events/press conferences at structurally deficient bridges across the nation, get press and television coverage at these events and pressure Congress into passing the American Jobs Act. When possible, we would like for these events to take place in republican congressional districts. At the International level the Painters and Laborers’ have expressed interest in joining us. To plan your event you will need to do the following:
Visit this website to identify structurally deficient bridges in your area. http://t4america.org/resources/bridges/states/. Visit the bridge site to ensure that the bridge is deficient. When choosing a bridge find a location that has a view of the bridge but WILL NOT block traffic.