COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Crew SC broke ground on its new downtown stadium Thursday afternoon.According to a plan approved earlier this year by Columbus City Council, the stadium construction is expected to start on October 29, 2019 and “substantial completion” of the stadium is expected on July 1, 2021.Hours before Thursday's ceremony, the team announced they reached an agreement to purchase the land needed for the stadium from Nationwide Realty Investors that will close at the end of the month. Site of new Columbus Crew stadium (WBNS-10TV) The stadium will include a steep seating bowl and the stadium’s wrap-around roof will provide protection over each stand. The roof will also amplify the crowd noise back to the pitch.The...
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Columbus Crew SC breaks ground on new downtown stadium