The first roof panels were installed at Allegiant Stadium earlier this week, marking the start of the final process of the structure being fully enclosed. The ETFE panel installation is expected to last through May.
Allegiant Stadium’s exterior signage is one step closer to completion, with the Allegiant sun logo and the letter ‘t’ being added on Saturday. Allegiant Stadium Insiders Cassie Soto and Mick Akers discuss the latest addition to the future home of the Raiders.
Safety netting is being laid across the stainless-steel cable net of Allegiant Stadium in preparation for the ETFE roof installation. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto and Stadium Insider Rick Velotta discuss the safety netting and the overall progress of the roof.
As Allegiant Stadium readies to become home to the Raiders, it’s no doubt that the 65,000-seat arena will be a centerpiece to the city of Las Vegas. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders beat writer for the Las Vegas Review-Journal Myles Simmons after his very first tour of the stadium.
Outside of the Fremont Street Experience Viva Vision canopy, Allegiant Stadium’s video screen will be the largest sign in the valley, approximately 27,600 square feet in area.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday morning that Las Vegas has everything a city needs to host a Super Bowl, and more.
Allegiant Stadium’s roof, a signature feature of the building, was expected to be installed by fall but is now planned for completion by mid-May. Las Vegas Review-Journal host Cassie Soto discusses the set back with business writer and stadium insider Rick Velotta.
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.
Allegiant Stadium will not only be home to the future Las Vegas Raiders, but it will also be home to the largest 3D printed structure in the world. The 85-foot tall Al Davis Memorial Torch is currently being printed in Kansas and will be made out of carbon fiber and aluminum.
Allegiant Stadium and the Raiders have announced that the Desert Ford Dealers will be the Official Vehicle of the Raiders when the team debuts in Las Vegas in 2020. There are five Ford dealerships in Las Vegas: Ford Country, Friendly Ford, Gaudin Ford, Rush Truck Center, and Team Ford. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto and Stadium Insider Mick Akers discuss the partnership announcement, as well as find out if Raiders players will only be driving Fords in the future.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board met on July 18 to discuss construction updates, including the newest partnership with AEG Facilities. AEG will be responsible for the stadium’s operations, as well as scheduling events on the days the Raiders are not playing.
In December 2020 the Las Vegas Bowl will be played at the Las Vegas Stadium, home of the Raiders, and will feature a team from the Pac-12 Conference vs. a team from either the SEC or Big Ten Conference in a six-year deal.