University Stadium The University of West Georgia

University Stadium The University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Ga. 2010

Project Description

Prior to completion of the University Stadium project, the University of West Georgia had no place for its football program to call home, and for years home games were played at Carrollton High School some miles away. The project began as the dream of a small group of local businesspeople and alums to privately design, build and finance a new football stadium.

The expansive 240-acre site donated to the university by the City of Carrollton provided the inspiration for a comprehensive multipurpose athletic campus to include, at present and in the future, multiple competition and practice fields for various sports. The entire site was graded with the future needs of athletes and students in mind. A baseball stadium and intramurals ballfields are graded and await final development as funding becomes available. Stadium parking is used daily by commuter students and is serviced by onsite campus transportation. A new bridge will be completed in Fall 2010 that will connect the main campus to the athletic complex, providing easy vehicular and pedestrian access.

Project Details

Architect: Southern A & E LLC; Austell, Ga.
Seating Capacity: 9,000
Construction Cost: $27.11 million
Occupancy: August 2009

Bleachers/Grandstands: Southern Bleacher Co.

Lighting: Musco Lighting

Sports Surfaces: Sports Turf