Stainless steel cables are being put into place at Allegiant Stadium to begin the process of putting the roof on the 65,000-seat stadium in Las Vegas. Stadium Chief Operating Officer Don Webb explains how the cables will be used to get the roof put on the future home of the Raiders and UNLV football. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Raiders have yet to decide which grass they will choose as the turf the team plays on when it comes to Las Vegas in 2020, but the testing process is already underway at Allegiant Stadium. (Heidi Fang/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.
Allegiant Air employees celebrate with a tailgate party after the company’s naming deal with the Raiders for the new Las Vegas stadium.
The Raiders held a topping ceremony in Las Vegas where the last beam to connect the last roof truss was hoisted into the stadium frame. The team also announced their naming rights partner, Allegiant Air. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)