Louisiana Superdome Upgraded To A State of the Art Stadium (Photo)

By on Aug 13, 2011 in Amazing, United States, World Comments

The new state of the art Louisiana Superdome was displayed by Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Governor Bobby Jindal on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, according to reports by several international news sites.

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Louisiana Superdome upgrade includes state of the art facilities
Image Credit: Louisiana Superdome

The Superdome upgraded its facilities that include newly installed video systems, scoreboards and an expanded locker room. Other latest key upgrades of the Superdome mentioned in its official website include:

  • Expansion of Plaza (100 Level) concourse
  • Additional concession points of sale and restrooms on Plaza (100 Level)
  • Replacement and reconfiguration of the East and West Side Plaza
  • Seating Units (100 level) – offering 3,100 new seats and improved sight lines.
  • Addition of two premium ground/field level bunker clubs
  • 3 additional elevators for improved vertical transportation
  • Expansion of Exterior Plaza Gates A and C

According to Gov. Jindal, they were able to upgrade the Superdome into “a state of the art, modern stadium and we’ve saved the taxpayer money.”

The Superdome upgrade started in 2005 and is a multi-phase project worth $336 million.

During the Katrina hurricane, the Superdome was used as the shelter of thousands of evacuees.

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