Construction Resumes On U.S. Bank StadiumConstruction on the roof of the new Vikings stadium will resume Friday. Last month, a Jeramie Gruber, an employee of the construction company Berwald Roofing and Sheet Metal Company, fell 50 feet while performing roofing work.
First Operable Door Delivered To U.S. Bank StadiumThe first operable door was delivered to the new Vikings stadium Friday morning. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said that the largest of the stadium's five operable doors was delivered at 7 a.m.
Minneapolis Already Beginning Preparations For Super Bowl LIIThe new Vikings stadium is expected to be finished in 16 months and while it seems like forever, it will be here before we know it. Some of the work crews will be doing Monday will focus on clearing up a mess caused by strong winds over the weekend.
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.
New Vikings Stadium Nearly Halfway CompleteIf you've driven by the site of the new Vikings stadium lately, you've noticed that a lot of progress has been made. The stadium is now nearly 40 percent complete.
Minneapolis Considers Design Work On Downtown ParkThe Minneapolis City Council is considering design work on downtown park near the Vikings Stadium. The Star Tribune reports a council committee Wednesday is considering a $1.8-million contract with San Francisco-based Hargreaves Associates to design the 4.2-acre park that would be called The Downtown East Commons.
Vikings Stadium Builders Work On Career Highlighthe Minnesota Vikings have been in transition all year. Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is learning on the job. Coach Mike Zimmer is shaping his new team's mindset. Dave Mansell is making sure a 970-foot steel roof truss will be in place on time and within budget, along with tens of thousands of other tasks.
Minneapolis To Host 2019 NCAA Final Four TournamentThe NCAA announced Friday that Minneapolis will host the 2019 NCAA Final Four tournament. Eight states were competing to host. The announcement was made at TCF Bank Stadium Friday night.
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.
Mpls. City Council Votes Yes To Asking Vikings To Change New Stadium's GlassThe Minneapolis city council passed a resolution asking the Minnesota Vikings to change the glass used for their new stadium so it is bird friendly Friday. Last week, the Audubon Society said the glass used for new Vikings stadium could pose a threat to birds.
Reality Check: The Cost Of The Mpls. Super BowlMinnesota's 2018 Super Bowl bid committee promised more than a great party. The state pledged to pick up a super tab, too. We may never know all of the details about Minnesota's Super Bowl bid. Under state law, it's private.
Vikes Stadium Created With Super Bowl In MindConstruction on the future Vikings stadium may be still in its infancy, but Stadium Project Director Allen Troshinsky says he and his crew have a new reason to be proud of their work. "It's just peaking above the street level now, so passersbys are able to see some of the progress," Troshinsky said.
Vikings Stadium Financing Plan: It's ComplicatedA selling point for the Minnesota Vikings stadium plan, advocates say, is that it doesn't depend on general tax dollars. That would mean it doesn't put pro football in direct competition with money for public schools, nursing homes or other valued programs.
Stadium Deadline Just Inches AwayWith the 2012 legislative session set to end Monday, it'll take a lot of work to get the Vikings' stadium bill to the governor's desk. The Senate Tax Committee will have a hearing on the stadium bill later today, but this bill had been expected to come up before the Minnesota House and the Senate before the end of the week.
New NFL 'Stadium Loan Program' Could Help VikingsNFL owners adopted a revised "stadium loan program" on Wednesday that could provide up to $200 million for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.