New Regina stadium now 77 per cent complete

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Stadium 77% complete, public terrace features detailed – Mar 16, 2016

REGINA – The City of Regina announced Wednesday the new stadium is now 77 per cent complete.

Construction will begin on the stadium terrace in May. The terrace is intended to play a key role in an Evraz Place experience by enhancing the sense of community surrounding the facility.

The terrace will include 1,300 meters of new sidewalks, 134 trees, 173 shrubs, 28,600 square meters of asphalt surfacing, seating and rest areas, and pedestrian lighting.

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Future enhancements may include monuments, recognition pieces and public art.

“This gathering place has the potential to be a game-changer for our community,” said Mayor Michael Fougere.

“The terrace concept will enhance the level and kinds of activity that takes place around all kinds of different events.”

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The new stadium is expected to be ready for CFL action at the start of the 2017 season.

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