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 company tasked with installing the majority of signs, Yesco, is capping off its work at the stadium with a trio of the largest of the hundreds of signs they’re installing on the site.
There are 15 active cases of coronavirus among workers who have been on the Allegiant Stadium project site.
What goes up must come down, and on Tuesday scaffolding around the $2 billion, 65,000-seat stadium was being dismantled.
The company is working to create Raiders game specific rides much like it does in Florida for the NBA, a Virgin spokesman said.
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.
The worker did not have close contact with others because of social distancing protocols and was on site for one week before leaving April 2, prior to experiencing symptoms.
Even though the NFL draft in Las Vegas was canceled, it was still a learning experience for area transit planners.