Posted November 12th, 2005 by Brian
Filed under: Football

Model of proposed DKR upgradesThe game today against Kansas is the last home game of the season and on Monday the university will begin minor renovations on DKR – Texas Memorial Stadium. These are just improvements to the west side of the stadium, adding 432 club seats and improving sight lines as well. The construction should be completed by the beginning of next season.

The more interesting news is that it looks like the major upgrades to the north end zone might be approved by February. They’re planning on adding 8,000 seats by closing off that side with an upper deck and moving it closer to the field as well. Might be done by 2008 or 2009.

Once that is completed they’ll be halfway done towards increasing seating capacity to above 100,000 and closing off the entire stadium as is pictured in the stadium model that has been floating around the Internet for a long time now. Would definitely make DKR an even tougher place for opponents to play.

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    Johntex

    Does anyone know any more about this? Where does this picture comes from originally? Is it a physical model? Who built it? Where does it reside? Has the university taken an official position on expanding past 100K?

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