When crowds at Allegiant Stadium are too much for those with sensory issues or those who don’t acclimate well with crowds, two quiet spaces will be available.
With sports arenas and stadiums in the Las Vegas Valley set to sit empty without fans for the immediate future, some facilities are looking at ways to utilize their space outside of game days.
A dispute between Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, and Nevada sportsbooks threatened to block betting on the Sept. 5 race, but a regulatory solution was found.
The worker was carrying out touch-up work on the exterior of the substantially completed stadium when the injury occurred, according to the joint venture building the stadium.
Nine-hundred-ninety-three days after the groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 13, 2017, on what was then a 62-acre lot of dirt, the $2 billion Allegiant Stadium now holds its own on the Las Vegas skyline.
The scene has been playing out for weeks now across town, as various Las Vegas institutions resume daily operations, each providing its own chapter in the story of a 24/7 city getting back on its high-heeled feet.
What goes up must come down, and on Tuesday scaffolding around the $2 billion, 65,000-seat stadium was being dismantled.
The move comes as new positive coronavirus cases, mainly tied to a team of electricians on the site that were identified in the last few weeks.
There have now been seven confirmed positive cases of the coronavirus at the Allegiant Stadium project site, according to the joint venture leading the stadium’s construction.
The Las Vegas-based airline last year entered into a long-term deal with the Las Vegas Raiders to be the naming rights partner of their soon-to-be home, Allegiant Stadium.