Levi’s Stadium

Capacity68 500
Country United States of America
CitySanta Clara
ClubsSan Francisco 49ers
CategoryDesign implemented
Cost1,2 mld $
Construction04.2012 - 08.2014
Design HNTB
Design time 2009
Contractor Turner / Devcon JV
Address 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95052

Description: Levi’s Stadium

New stadium for San Francisco 49ers is being built in Santa Clara, south of the city. Initial capacity stands at 68,500 people, but has option of easy expansion to 75,000 for major events.

Most fans (45,000) will be seated in the lowest tier, only part of stands that will encircle the whole pitch. Upper tiers will be divided into main grandstand (with 8-floor corporate and office building behind it) and horseshoe-shaped remainder. According to plans 166 skyboxes are to be created.

Construction started in April 2012 and thanks to prefabricated elements the steel structure reached its highest point on December 7, 2012. The stadium is to be opened in August 2014.

In May 2013 the stadium's naming rights partner was announced. Clothing brand Levi's will be present for 20 years in the name for some $220 million. The sponsor will also have the right to prolong his contract by 5 years for additional $75 million.

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