Repair work on a $60 million Allen Eagle high school football stadium is scheduled to start this week.
A warning ignored. The CBS 11 News i-Team has all new information about Allen ISD’s unsafe stadium. The i-Team has learned the district knew about cracks before the stadium ever opened, but did nothing to fill them or try and correct problems.
The CBS 11 I-Team has uncovered new information involving Allen ISD’s $60 million dollar football stadium and its fire inspection.
During the construction of Allen ISD’s stadium in 2012, a third party company found items out of compliance, according to documents obtained by the CBS 11 I-Team.
The most expensive high school football stadium in the country is closed indefinitely and, on Monday, officials are set to provide an update on the building’s status.
Local businesses affected by the Allen ISD decision to close Eagle Stadium for this year’s football season.
In Texas, there is no state agency that oversees general contractors like Pogue Construction. So, in cases like the one in Allen, it’s up to the school district and city to make sure inspections are done and the contractor is following building codes.
In a community where football is king, a crumbling palace is no small matter—especially one that cost taxpayers $60 million dollars.
Friday Night Lights won’t be on at the Allen Eagle Stadium this fall.
A preliminary report on the cracking at the football stadium in Allen points a finger at structural and material problems at the 60-million dollar complex.
The problems with the cracks at Allen ISD’s $60-million stadium can be traced back to when the stadium was built two years ago, according to a preliminary report obtain about CBS 11.
The Allen ISD is shutting down the stadium that put them on the map. District officials said that there are so many cracks in the concrete that it has become a safety concern.