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U.S. Bank Stadium News & Notes - August 14, 2015

The world's largest operable doors recently arrived at U.S. Bank Stadium and will go into place soon.

World's Largest Operable Doors Arrive at U.S. Bank Stadium Construction Site

One of the most iconic pieces of the future home of the Minnesota Vikings arrived on the construction site earlier this week as the five operable doors are now set for installation. Ranging from 75 feet to 95 feet, the five doors that will serve as an entrance point for fans entering through the west side of the stadium are the largest in the world.

View images of some of the seats for U.S. Bank Stadium, which will begin being put in place next week.

The First Seats at U.S. Bank Stadium Are Set for Installation

A major milestone will be reached at U.S. Bank Stadium early next week as the first seats will be installed. The purple seats have arrived on site and work will begin on installing them in the lower bowl.

With over 40,000 seats already accounted for, now is the time to pick your seat to occupy for the 2016 season!

U.S. Bank Stadium Mini-Series Set to Debut Saturday on Fox 9 and FOX Sports North

"Building a Legacy: U.S. Bank Stadium", a mini-series on the new stadium set to open in July 2016, will debut this Saturday at 4:30 p.m. CT. The first of eight shows will help provide an inside look at never-before-seen footage of the stadium's design and construction process. Seven of the eight episodes will air every other month before an hour-long documentary that will premiere after the first Vikings home game in U.S. Bank Stadium. The shows will be available on for viewing as well.

Vikings Set to Kick Off Final Season Before Playing in U.S. Bank Stadium

With U.S. Bank Stadium opening prior to the 2016, the Minnesota Vikings are ready for the final season playing on the campus of the University of Minnesota. In the final season of the two-year temporary stay, the Vikings will play 10 home games beginning Saturday, August 15. There are plenty of transportation options for fans attending the game and all are encouraged to plan ahead for a seamless commute.

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