US Stadium First Phase Renovation Begins

12 January 2011 (Last Updated January 12th, 2011 18:30)

The Rose Bowl outdoor football stadium in California, US, has begun the first phase of a proposed three-year $152m renovation. The $25m first phase of renovation encompasses press box construction, widening of four tunnels behind the Court of Champions, replacing the north video board,

The Rose Bowl outdoor football stadium in California, US, has begun the first phase of a proposed three-year $152m renovation.

The $25m first phase of renovation encompasses press box construction, widening of four tunnels behind the Court of Champions, replacing the north video board, reconstruction of a historic score board and adding aisles at the south end.

The complete renovation plan includes expansion of a 550-seat press box to seat 2,500 people; widening of 12 access tunnels at the end zones; doubling the number of concession stands and adding new restrooms.

Construction is expected to be completed by January 2014, according to pasadenastarnews.com.