The final stretch of construction on Allegiant Stadium will consist of several more milestones stretched out over the next year.
The festivities were for Allegiant Air employees to celebrate the carrier’s deal with the Raiders to name the under-construction stadium in Las Vegas after the airline.
Allegiant Air, which was named the Las Vegas stadium’s naming rights partner Monday, saw over 14 million passengers in 2018, generating $1.7 billion in total revenue last year.
The parent company of Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air was acknowledged as the name sponsor for the $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat indoor stadium at a topping-out event Monday.
The Raiders held an invitation-only topping out ceremony Monday for the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat Las Vegas stadium.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant is believed to be close to signing a naming-rights deal on the $1.9 billion Las Vegas stadium valued at around $25 million a year.
General contractors Mortenson Construction, Minneapolis, and McCarthy Building Cos., Henderson, wedged in the final truss around 4 p.m., Thursday.
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The Las Vegas Stadium, the future home of the NFL’s Raiders, is scheduled to be completed a year from today.
Dignitaries will sign the final beam before it is lifted to the top of the stadium, which remains on target to open in July 2020.