While there’s no contemplation of the National Finals Rodeo moving to Allegiant Stadium, having NFR and the National Football League at the same time isn’t without issues.
The lift process is no longer on the critical path of the stadium’s construction schedule, so the change in timing doesn’t impact the substantial completion date.
The 85-foot tall Al Davis Memorial Torch, bursting through two levels of the stadium through a giant hole, will create one of the best hangout spots in the entire world-class facility.
Stadium company chief operating officer Don Webb remains confident Allegiant Stadium will be completed by July 31, even though the building won’t be enclosed until April.
Raiders President Marc Badain made assurances this week that fans will be able to get together near the stadium before games at Allegiant Stadium.
The authority’s citizens advisory committee, formed last month, will be evaluating the proposal at a January meeting.
The $2 billion Allegiant Stadium continues to be on time and on budget, even though completion of the cable net to support the translucent polymer roof won’t be completed until mid-December.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority will seek approval for a marketing and advertising partnership with the Raiders during its Thursday board meeting. The 10-year deal would cost $30 million in tax dollars.
The NFL Draft is set to begin April 23 in Las Vegas , but its exact location has been a mystery. That will change Nov. 26.
Clark County officials are in the early stages of figuring out how the area around Allegiant Stadium will change as the event facility heads toward the finish line.