With the pandemic curbing visitation to Las Vegas, room tax revenue dedicated to paying the public’s contribution of Allegiant Stadium is running behind needed amounts.
In the midst of what Allegiant Stadium project officials are dubbing the “fourth quarter” of the construction process, crews are on track for a July 31 substantial completion date.
Crews began rolling out the sod Wednesday for the natural grass field the Raiders will play on inside Allegiant Stadium.
Allegiant Stadium will have no problem fitting in with a city famous for its bright lights.
The final two payments for 2020 season tickets at Allegiant Stadium, originally due March 15 and April 15, were first extended to April 15 and May 15 as the initial effects of the novel coronavirus hit Las Vegas.
Workers on the site were already adhering to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, according to a news release.
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.
The first stadium signage for Allegiant Stadium is being installed Thursday morning, with the lowercase “a” from Allegiant being affixed to the east facing portion of the $2 billion stadium.
Work crews have begun to hoist stadium lighting into the rafters of the $2 billion facility, expected to be complete by late July.
The Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto and Rick Velotta talk about the roof, new seats and work to complete the 9,500-ton field tray in the Vegas Nation Stadium Show.