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Inside Selhurst Park redevelopment plans

Last week, English Premier League club Crystal Palace announced plans to redevelop its Selhurst Park stadium. The club has also released a video, detailing the expansion project, which will see the venue’s capacity increase from 26,000 seats to more than 34,000.

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Pontiac Silverdome finally demolished after failed first attempt

They don’t make them like they used to. It took two attempts for the Pontiac Silverdome, the former home of the NFL’s Detroit Lions, to bite the dust. Still standing after the first implosion, it was finally demolished by a second blast to the upper section of the stadium, which has stood in Michigan since 1975

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With this in mind, should designers of new stadia, or project managers of renovations, be looking at both on-field and off-field lighting as part of a single solution?


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Utility work for new Rangers ballpark to begin in August

The Texas Rangers have announced that utility work for the team’s new Arlington ballpark is expected to begin in August.

The work will necessitate the closure of portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway as well as the remainder of the venue’s Parking Lot A and a section of Parking Lot B. Further closures will take place in September when ballpark excavation work is expected to commence.

The first phase of the ballpark’s utility work includes the relocation of a sanitary sewer line and is expected to take between three and four months to complete.
Manhattan Construction Company, which was selected by the Texas Rangers as the general contractor for the new ballpark, will oversee the work.

Manhattan Construction Company first worked for the Rangers organization in 1994 when they built the Texas Rangers’ current home, Globe Life Park, in Arlington. Since then, the company has completed five renovation/upgrade projects on the ballpark, and also built the ballpark’s next door neighbor, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

July 26, 2017

Written by Matt Ross


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