|Vikings adding $19M to stadium project|
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|Friday, 22 August 2014 04:46|
The team said Friday that the new money will guarantee ''crucial'' features such as five massive pivoting glass doors. The Vikings say their contribution now stands at $525.6 million, a little more than half of the roughly billion-dollar project. The rest is being borne by taxpayers.
The chairwoman of the authority overseeing the stadium construction, Michelle Kelm-Hagen, said the extra money helps solve a budget gap.
The new stadium is due to open for the 2016 season. The Vikings are playing outdoors at the University of Minnesota until then.