Crews installing field turf at new Husky Stadium

Crews installing field turf at new Husky Stadium

Credit: Washington Huskies Athletics

HUSKIES is added to the West End Zone in the new Husky Stadium, June 7, 2013.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on June 9, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 12 at 12:20 AM

Crews began installing field turf on the new floor of Husky Stadium last week. Video shows the first pieces of turf being laid down.



The new Husky Stadium will have its first, unobstructed row of seats 27 feet, six inches closer to the field at the 50-yard lines with the track removed. In the west end zone, the new student section seats will begin 89 feet, nine inches closer.

Time lapse video shows the construction process


Contruction of the new stadium began in November of 2011. The grand opening is scheduled for UW's home football opener on Aug. 31 against Boise State.

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