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Florida State University has a $255 million renovation underway for Doak Campbell Stadium.
The bleachers on the west side of the stadium are being removed already, with 7,000 temporary seats installed for the 2024 season.
The stadium's capacity will be reduced by about 10,000 to accommodate new chairback and club seats.
The renovations are expected to be completed in 2025.
A state-of-the-art, 34,000-seat modular cricket stadium is planned to go up for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 in New York.
The Nassau County International Cricket Stadium will host eight matches throughout the month of June, providing fans and spectators a world-class experience in a sustainably designed venue.
The grandstands, originally used for the Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix, are being repurposed for the primary general admission seats, while over 80,000 square feet of hospitality space will include a party deck, fan suites, cabanas and VIP clubs.
The drop-in pitch, designed and curated in Australia, is being grown in Florida and will be transported to New York in early May, offering one of the finest wickets in the world. The development of the pitch is being overseen by Adelaide Oval Turf Solutions and the outfield cultivated by LandTek Group, the sports turf experts responsible for the fields for the New York Yankees, New York Mets and Inter Miami’s stadium and training fields.
Construction is expected to begin in February.
- The home of Banana Ball in Savannah, Ga., will be getting a boost in capacity. The City of Savannah and the Bananas are partnering to upgrade the nearly 100-year-old Grayson Stadium, including adding 1,000 seats behind the outfield wall. Other improvements include a new batting cage, locker room, clubhouse, and gym underneath where the left field grandstand will be. The City of Savannah is paying for a new sound system and extensive repairs to the main grandstand, including the installation of new chairbacks.
- A Mississippi high school that had its sports facilities destroyed in a tornado will be replacing the football stadium. A nearly $4.3 million project from Texas-based Hellas Construction has been approved to create a facility to accommodate football, cheer, band, dance, track and soccer. A track, a turf playing surface, Musco sports lighting, a 25-foot-wide by 13.2-foot-tall scoreboard, concrete work, drainage and black fencing will all be included.
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