What goes up must come down, and on Tuesday scaffolding around the $2 billion, 65,000-seat stadium was being dismantled.
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.
Even though the NFL draft in Las Vegas was canceled, it was still a learning experience for area transit planners.
Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, crews could be seen working all around the stadium, carrying out signage work and curtain wall duties, among a bevy of tasks.
As Allegiant Stadium rises from the ground its place in the Las Vegas skyline has come into form.
Workers accidentally overtightened and broke eight bolts when attaching the roof to the stadium. Project overseer Don Webb says none of those bolts came from China.
The Raiders announced a new sponsorship deal and name for the team’s headquarters and practice facility in Henderson.
Dignitaries will sign the final beam before it is lifted to the top of the stadium, which remains on target to open in July 2020.
The area around the Raiders stadium may not be the best or easiest place to build a big project or open a retail business.
The $1.84 billion stadium project about a mile west of Las Vegas Boulevard, was dumb luck for nearby landlords. A few bought property right across from the stadium site as recently as 2015 — two years before the football team purchased its land — and others have owned parcels much longer.