Just four days after Texas A&M won its home finale over Mississippi State at Kyle Field, construction crews have already made impressive progress on the planned $450 million renovation.
Aggies defensive line coach Terry Price posted an Instagram picture of the beginning stages of the renovation.
Price added: “Kyle Field has been cleared and is being lowered as we speak. They are working fast on our new home.”
Just hours after the game Saturday night, ESPN’s Sam Khan Jr. showed us that the work had already begun, and now the field is a big pile of dirt.
The crews have begun work on Kyle Field. pic.twitter.com/Pi2wGcoQ2y
— Sam Khan Jr. (@skhanjr) November 10, 2013
The plans for the renovation are exciting. The official seating capacity will be increased to 102,500 people, making it the largest stadium in the SEC and third largest in the country. The renovation will be completed in three different phases so the Aggies can still play the 2014 home slate. The official grand opening will take place in August 2015, and will look something like this:
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H/T Football Scoop