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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