Mark Davis addresses the media at Allegiant Stadium after officially changing the team’s name to the Las Vegas Raiders.
The completion date of the cable netting that will support Allegiant Stadium’s roof has been pushed back for a second time. COO Don Webb says that the cable netting is not on the “critical path,” so a hard-set completion date is not necessary.
The heavy lifting has begun at Allegiant Stadium. Construction crews on Thursday continued the slow process of raising a net of multi-ton steel cables that will support a translucent roof for the $2 billion, 65,000-seat indoor football stadium, which will become home to the Oakland Raiders next year. (Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas stadium that will be the home of the Raiders in 2020 had its topping ceremony Monday where the highest beam was attached to the roof trusses after being signedby dignitaries and politicians. At the ceremony the Raiders revealed that the name of the stadium will be Allegiant Stadium and their new partnership with Allegiant Airlines. Ed Graney and Rick Velotta recap the ceremony and more in this addition of the Vegas Nation “Allegiant” Stadium show with interviews from Raiders president Marc Badain and Allegiant Airlines CEO Maurice Gallagher.