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UNL hosts groundbreaking ceremony for North Stadium Expansion

UNL North Stadium Expansion
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Published: Apr. 30, 2021 at 1:56 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 30, 2021 at 2:24 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The University of Nebraska Lincoln is hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Go B1G Project’s North Stadium Expansion on Friday. The event was at 3:30 p.m. at the East Stadium Plaza.

The University of Nebraska initially announced the plan to build a new $155 million, 350,000 square-foot football facility in September 2019.

According to UNL Chancellor Green, around $80 million has been raised for the project.

The facility will be convenient and beneficial for all 600-plus Husker student-athletes, and help Nebraska provide the most comprehensive student-athlete experience in the country, according to a release by the university.

The facility is expected to open in 2023.

Speakers at the groundbreaking ceremony will include University of Nebraska President Ted Carter, UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green, Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos, Head Football Coach Scott Frost and Women’s Basketball Head Coach Amy Williams

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