Lawmakers Hear Birders' Call For Safer Glass On StadiumBird lovers' long push to make the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium safer is moving to the Legislature.
MSFA: No Bird-Safe Glass At Vikings StadiumThe new Minnesota Vikings Stadium will not include bird-safe glass, despite months of impassioned pleas. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority made the final decision Friday.
Vikings Meet With Bird Advocates, 3M, On Bird-Safe GlassThe new Vikings stadium has 200,000 square feet of glass as part of its iconic design. Glass fabrication is well under way, with installation beginning in February. But officials overseeing construction of the billion-dollar facility met last week with bird advocates and the Vikings at 3M headquarters in Maplewood, telling lawmakers they asked the company if it could develop a new 3M adhesive film to cover the glass.
New Vikings Stadium 20 Percent CompleteThe new billion dollar Vikings stadium is one fifth complete. Along the way, stadium organizers are making some costly changes but assure the Vikings team is picking up the cost.