Friday, January 17, 2014

Sports Authority Field at Mile High: What You Don't Know

Encompassing a total of 1.8 million square feet, Sports Authority Field seats 76,125 fans.
Facts about Sports Authority Field:

Cost to build : $400.7 million
Seats: 76,125
Cubic Yards of Concrete : 85,000
Miles of Post Tensioning Cable : 256
Tons of Structural Steel : 12,000
Bricks : 130,000
Plumbing Fixtures : 1,500
Lighting Fixtures : 25,000
Square Footage : 1.8 million - The largest house Godden Sudik Architects has ever designed was 22,000 square feet located in Cherry Hills Village. This mansion would fit in Sports Authority Field an astounding 82 times!

Although Sports Authority Field is more than twice as large as the original Mile High Stadium it only seats two more fans.

The new stadium sits a mere 50 feet from the site of the original stadium.

At an elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level, a characteristic that remains today as one of the most internationally recognized of any sports venue in the world.

Architects for the project were  HNTB, Fentress Architects, and Bertram A. Burton and Associates.

For more information about Sports Authority Field and famous Stadium Traditions click here.

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