Welcome to Our Website
Published on Thursday, March 14, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us through our website.  On our site you can learn a great deal about us such as:

  • Our History
  • Officers of the Local
  • Current Projects
  • Promotional Information such as Video and Radio
  • News and Events
  • Helpful Links and More!

If you have any questions regarding any information or would you just like to provide us with feedback about the site we welcome all correspondence!

Thank you and God Bless America

Welcome to Sandhogs Local 147

Thank you for visiting the web site of Laborers' Local Union No. 147. The leadership and members of Local 147 hope this website will be both informative and insightful.

Local 147, maybe better known as the Sandhogs, are part of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA). LIUNA is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing over 800,000 men and women working towards better wages, benefits, safer job sites, and more opportunity.

Members of Local 147 are Tunnel Diggers and can be found working on major projects throughout New York City. The Sandhogs have worked on projects starting with the Brooklyn Bridge, Lincoln, Holland, Queens-Midtown, and Brooklyn-Battery Tunnels, along with most of New York City's subways, waterways, and sewers.

We work on the foundations of the buildings and bridges you use every day. We are dedicated, highly trained, and skilled group of workers that helps New York City run.    

Please take your time to peruse our site and see the wealth of information that is available. You can learn more About Us or the Training that makes us the highly skilled workers that we are. Thank You.