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.
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.
The Raiders are constructing their Henderson home to be open to the community, unlike the model most NFL franchises have with their headquarters and training facilities.
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.
A Henderson official called the Raiders practice field a “catalyst project,” though developers with projects in the area gave mixed responses as to whether the team’s arrival has sparked any other construction nearby.
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.