4 Things To Know: Einstein Was Right, Bernie Sanders & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about from Thursday, June 16. They include fines against the companies building the new Vikings stadium.
2 Companies Fined In Death Of U.S. Bank Construction WorkerThe death of a man working on the new Vikings Stadium has led to big fines against two of the companies building it. Mortenson Construction and Berwald Roofing are facing a combined total of nearly $175,000 for safety violations.
U.S. Bank Stadium Needs Up To $4M In RepairsThe U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis was touted as being 90 percent complete earlier this week, but now it needs repairs that could cost up to $4 million. According to a spokesperson from Mortenson Construction, roughly one-third of the exterior panels on the stadium will have to be removed to fix water damage.
Mortenson Construction To Build Soccer Stadium In St. PaulThe Minnesota United FC announced Wednesday that Mortenson Construction will be the manager for the team's new stadium, which will be built in St. Paul.
A Look At The Vikings Stadium's Space-Age RoofThe most striking feature on the iconic U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is something you look right through -- literally. Instead of a 1990s-style retractable roof, which most NFL stadiums rarely open, the Minnesota Vikings are using a revolutionary design that is incredibly light.
Construction Worker Dead After Fall From Vikings StadiumAll construction work on the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis has been stopped after a construction worker fell from the roof and died Wednesday morning.
MSFA, Mortenson In Dispute Of Millions In Vikings Stadium CostsThe Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson Company will be going to mediation over millions of dollars in stadium construction costs. A statement released by the MSFA says they were notified by the company that a formal application was submitted to engage in mediation over disputed costs related to new Vikings stadium project.
Fire Reported At Vikings Stadium Construction SiteIf you happened to drive past the construction site for the forthcoming U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, you may have had cause for alarm. A plume of smoke could be seen late Friday morning at the site.
Minnesotans To Meet: The Women Of The New Vikings StadiumWomen are still breaking ground when it comes to working in a male dominated field, like construction. But Minnesota is doing better, with big projects like the new Minnesota Vikings Stadium. Since it's Women's History Month – we gathered a group of women at Mortenson Construction’s on-site office.
Construction Continues On Vikings Stadium Despite Unseasonable ColdCold weather isn't stopping work on the new Vikings stadium. The project hasn't missed a beat since cold weather invaded the area earlier than usual.
Gov. Walker's 'Go Packers' Removed From Stadium BeamFears that a Packers-tainted beam would end up in the new Vikings stadium have been alleviated, according to the construction firm working on the project. Over the weekend, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker reportedly wrote "Go Packers" on a steel beam at a Wisconsin shop that's helping build the new $1 billion stadium.
Report: Scott Walker Wrote 'Go Packers' On Beam For Vikings StadiumWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker might have committed a political version of football's unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on a piece of material that will be part of the Minnesota Vikings new $1 billion stadium. Walker says he wrote a little message on one of the beams to be used in the new stadium in downtown Minneapolis.