Miron Construction’s Cedar Rapids site was a total girls club on Thursday.

“Iowa girls are tough Midwestern girls, so they’re ready to do hard work,” says Miron VP of human resources Dave Walsh.

The teens were trying everything from operating cranes to building a wall, 9th grader Brylee Severson’s favorite part.

“Most people don’t expect girls to be on construction sites,” she says.

That’s exactly the point behind “Build Like a Girl,” now in its fourth year.

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Original article from CBS2Iowa News