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Allegiant Stadium’s Roof Delay Explained

Allegiant Stadium’s Roof Delay Explained

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Compression Ring Must Be Repaired

Because of the bolt failure on the initial attempt to raise the roof, damage to the compression ring makes it necessary for repairs there. Because the initial process, and bolts used didn’t work as they expected, the process must be re-engineered and changed.

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While progress on the roof system has stalled, other parts of the stadium construction continue on-time and according to construction schedules. Photo: Las Vegas Review-Journal.

“That said, the compression ring will need to be repaired and have its integrity certified before cable-net lifting can resume,” GCDP said in its report. “A new procedure is now being developed by the engineers and construction team, and the project schedule will be updated accordingly.”

Next, could the lack of a closed roof cause further delays?

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Scott Gulbransen is an accomplished broadcasting, social media, public relations, writing pro, and thought leader and the founder, host and executive producer of Silver and Black Today on the Raiders flagship station Raider Nation Radio in Las Vegas. He has managed and led public relations, social media and digital marketing at some of America's largest brands and is the former Global Head of Digital Content at Haymon Boxing, creators of the Premier Boxing Champions series.

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