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.
A Mississippi real estate company has acquired an industrial complex near Allegiant Stadium, figuring the proximity to the Raiders’ future home will help with marketing efforts, said a broker on the deal.
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.
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.
Allegiant says its naming rights deal with the Raiders for their $2 billion stadium will create travel and marketing opportunities for the low-cost carrier.