Upgrades to Memorial Stadium could increase capacity to 83,350
Clemson University’s Board of Trustees Finance and Facilities Committee unanimously approved upgrades to Memorial Stadium Thursday, which could increase its capacity by 1,850 seats, including a new video board which will measure 126 feet wide and 57 feet tall, making it two feet wider and 21 feet taller than the video board at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia.
The Seneca Journal’s Riley Morningstar reported on Twitter what the renovations to Memorial Stadium might look like. The Finance and Facilities Committee’s will now recommend Phase 1 (the design concept) for a vote by the full board on Friday.
The artist’s renditions show renovations to West Zone Club seating area, as well as the east side of Memorial Stadium getting new seating upgrades.
Construction would begin following the 2020 football season and would be completed before the Tigers’ season opener in 2021.
The project is expected to cost $68.7 million.
This will be the first major upgrade to Memorial Stadium since 2015 when the school added the current video boards and ribbon boards as well as upgraded the President’s box, club seating and the press box areas.
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