September 5, 2016 1:48 pm
Updated: September 6, 2016 1:51 pm

Numbers connected to Edmonton’s Rogers Place construction will blow your mind

A shot of the ice surface at Rogers Place.

Credit: Jeff Nash / Edmonton Oilers
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After two-and-a-half years, the construction of Rogers Place is nearly complete as crews put the final touches on the new downtown arena. Next weekend, thousands of people will get a firsthand view of the facility during a free tour.

The project’s completion has required thousands of workers, an enormous amount of material and hundreds of millions of dollars.

READ MORE: Ice Ice Baby: Rogers Place reaches another milestone

Here’s a rundown of the numbers it’s taken to make the project a reality:

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Graphic by Tonia Huynh

Graphic by Tonia Huynh

READ MORE: Parking downtown Edmonton just got more expensive on Rogers Place event nights

There are 12,000 parking stalls within a 10-minute walk of Rogers Place and there will be seven LRT stops within walking distance once the Valley Line is completed.

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