Pizza Hut Park will make its debut on August 6, 2005 when FC Dallas hosts the MetroStars. The 21,193-seat soccer specific stadium and the 17 regulation-sized, tournament-grade soccer fields to the north will be the first of its kind in the United States and is now 37 days away from its historic opening.
This Pizza Hut Park Progress Report is meant to update the public on the status of the facility leading up to Opening Day. The report will be sent out twice a week with facts and figures regarding Pizza Hut Park and how the construction on the 117-acre complex is heading towards completion in several key categories. Each report will have a few important categories and their present status.
Today, the report shifts its focus to the permanent stage infrastructure on the north side of the stadium, capable of facilitating major concerts and other entertainment events. Below are several facts about Pizza Hut Park's main stage area.
FACILITY CATEGORY FACT PERCENT COMPLETED Stage Floor 20,000 square feet 100% Concrete on Floor 500 cubic yards 100% Stage Structure 13,000 square feet 100% Height of Stage Structure 50 feet 100% Steel in Stage Structure 575 tons 100%