On Tuesday, construction workers placed yet another piece of the steel Ridge Truss that will ultimately span the entire length of the new Vikings stadium from east to west.
Watch a video used by the Minnesota NCAA Final Four Bid Committee that showcases how the new Vikings stadium will look when setup to accommodate basketball.
Earlier this year, Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern was a guest on "Vikings Connected" to touch on a variety of topics. Watch this clip that didn't air initially in which Zimmern goes over the involvement he'll have with the food at the new Vikings stadium.
This week another construction milestone was reached as installation of the new stadium’s ring beam began. The beam will create a structural diaphragm at the top of the stadium's columns in order to support the roof trusses and transfer the load to the columns.
On Thursday, workers placed a mock-up of the new stadium’s ETFE roof on the construction site in order to test the structure during a Minnesota winter.
Go behind the scenes of the new Vikings stadium and check out the amazing progress being made on the build of the structure which of course is set to open in 2016. For more info visit NewMinnesotaStadium.com.
Watch a timelapse video of the new Vikings stadium site, from the time the Metrodome started coming down through where the stadium's progress stands as of September.
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.