Thanks to a new tear in the roof of the Metrodome, it could be a while before there is any progress being made toward repairing it. A fourth panel of the roof caved in Wednesday night. Now officials have called off all work being done at the Dome because of safety reasons.
The Vikings have been trying for years to convince lawmakers to help pay for a new stadium. So far, they haven’t been able to make it happen.
While TCF Bank Stadium was getting ready for Monday’s Vikings game against the Chicago Bears, crews on cranes spent the day at the Metrodome where the roof will have to be repaired before anything can go on under the now-collapsed white roof.
Workers are scrambling to remove snow from bleachers, concourses and the field at the University of Minnesota stadium in time for Monday night’s Vikings game with the Chicago Bears.
The Minnesota Vikings say they’re getting the University of Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium ready as a backup if the torn Metrodome roof can’t be repaired prior to Monday’s game versus Chicago.
It’s the video people just can’t seem to get enough of — Fox Sports cameras were rolling as the snow became just too much for the Metrodome as the roof collapsed under the weight. So how quickly will the Dome be fixed and will it be ready for next Monday night’s Minnesota Vikings game against the Chicago Bears?
By Jason DeRusha, WCCO-TV We’ve seen the video a million times, and we can’t get enough of it. The snow on the roof of the Metrodome, causing it to collapse. Here, watch it again. But […]
Many in the Twin Cities are wondering how long it will take to get the Metrodome inflated again, after it collapsed in the aftermath of a massive snowstorm.
The Minnesota Vikings’ long push for a new stadium has been stuck in neutral for more than a decade, but scary images of the Metrodome’s wrecked roof might accelerate the process.
Aramark, the Minnesota Vikings’ food preparer, is donating all the food prepared for the postponed game between the New York Giants and Vikings to a food shelf.
FOX Sports cameras were inside the Metrodome this morning when the roof collapsed like a gigantic souffle gone bad. Watch (and hear) the carnage here.