Construction on Allegiant Stadium continues as every other business around it is being asked to close down to stop the spread of coronavirus.
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.
UNLV might have to send out invitations to its former football players for another Sam Boyd Stadium send-off again next season. The Rebels were expected to move into Allegiant Stadium full time next season, but a dispute with the Raiders might force UNLV’s games against Louisiana Tech on Sept. 5 and Arizona State on Sept. 12 to be played at Sam Boyd.
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.
Raiders fans will not need to worry about places to tailgate, as plans are in motion to provide as many places as possible for fans to enjoy pre-game festivities.
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, the future home of the Las Vegas Raiders, is well on its way to making its completion date of late-July 2020. As for the surrounding area, known as the Stadium District, plans are now in motion to develop the industrial area into a place where fans can potentially enjoy game-day activities.
Thanksgiving will be a big day for Allegiant Stadium, the future home of the Raiders, as two major accomplishments are set to be hit by this date.
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 Clark County Zoning Commission has approved the Raiders’ request for waivers to development standards for signs planned for Allegiant Stadium. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto and Stadium Insider Mick Akers discuss the delays that led up to the approval, as well as speak to Raiders President Marc Badain about the news.
Much like the Arizona Cardinals field, the Raiders will also be playing on a field tray that can be retracted in order to maintain real grass. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto and Las Vegas Review- Journal reporter Rick Velotta discuss the latest updates regrading the Las Vegas Stadium as well as the groundbreaking of the Raiders headquarters in Henderson.
Ed Graney, Rick Velotta and Raiders beat writer Michael Gehlken go over the progress on the Vegas Stadium and how it will affect some of the players and staff.
The Oakland Raiders secured a new site for their Las Vegas stadium on May 1, 2017. Here’s a look at the location. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)