Completion of the steel placement for the new Vikings stadium’s western “prow” was completed earlier this week. The Prow reaches more than 270 feet from grade, nearly double the height of the Metrodome.
On Thursday, a major piece of the new Vikings stadium's steel "prow" was lifted. When completed, the west prow is expected to reach more than 270 feet above grade.
View an updated 4D model of the new Vikings stadium, which shows how the stadium has progressed so far and what lies ahead. Courtesy of Mortenson.
Hear from Lester Bagley, Executive VP - Public Affairs & Stadium Development, along with MSFA Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen, regarding the Vikings increasing the amount of their private contribution, along with naming a building operator and the agreeing on the business terms regarding the team's pursuit of an MLS franchise.
The Vikings, along with the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, held a joint press conference on Friday to discuss the Vikings' increased private contribution for the new stadium, as well as an update on the pursuit of an MLS team.
The second piece of structural steel was raised on Tuesday at the site of the new Vikings stadium. This is the second biggest piece of steel for the entire project and weighs more than 400,000 pounds.
Members of the Vikings ownership team recently toured the site of the new Vikings stadium. Get an inside look at the incredible progress being made, including the unique perspective of looking at things through Google Glass.
In summer 2014 the green line was added to the Twin Cities light rail system, which should make getting to Vikings games at the U of M much easier. Watch this brief tutorial to see how to get there from no matter which direction you're coming from.