Stadium

Historic and famed Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles — the third oldest Major League Baseball ballpark in the country and home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, — is undergoing a major upgrade for the 2020 season, and is slated to host the league's All-Star Game presented by Mastercard.

SEATTLE (AP) — Workers are still showing up in Inglewood, Calif., Las Vegas and Seattle and making progress on stadium and arena projects. At Belmont Park on Long Island the work has mostly come to a halt. New stadiums and arenas mean revenue for pro teams and construction often falls under suffocating timelines so the doors open on time and the buildings can start making a return on investments that run into the millions or billions of dollars.

The Pawtucket Red Sox — the Boston Red Sox's TripleA team — from Pawtucket, R.I., is moving into a new 10,000-capacity baseball stadium in Worcester, Mass., which is expected to be ready by April 2021, in time for the season. In addition to construction of the ballpark, Madison Properties is developing a five-story office building with a rooftop overlooking the ballpark, two hotels (a 150-room hotel, with 65,000-sq.

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) A large construction crane collapsed the morning of Feb. 28 outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers and Rams, according to the fire department. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were dispatched to the stadium in suburban Inglewood shortly before 8 a.m.

After years of planning, the University of Idaho has finally broken ground on a dedicated basketball arena. Scheduled for completion in 2021, the 62,000-sq.-ft. Idaho Central Credit Union Arena will be the new home for Vandals' basketball, regional tournaments, lectures, as well as "small and mid-size" events, other cultural and special events, concerts and conventions, said Guy Esser, project architect of the University.

A new stadium is being built on the campus of the University of South Alabama in Mobile, with plans to open in 2020. Since the football program began at the university in 2009, the Jaguars have played home games at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, which is owned by the city and first opened its doors to the public in 1948.

The University of Texas, Austin has kicked off a $175M renovation and expansion project for the south end-zone portion of the Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium where the Longhorns play. The project to upgrade the south end will take until the 2021 season to complete.

Construction of a new open-air stadium that will serve as an investment in Birmingham's future is finally underway in north central Alabama. Protective Stadium, a $174 million undertaking, is located on an 18-acre site adjacent to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) north of I-59/20 downtown.

Dunedin, Fla., has been the Spring Training home of the Toronto Blue Jays since 1977, and the bond between the city and team was renewed on April 23 when construction began on the $102 million ($96.6 million in construction costs) renovation of the stadium where the Jays play their Grapefruit League games.

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers plan to welcome the All-Star Game back to Dodger Stadium with a $100 million renovation of their landmark ballpark. The Dodgers unveiled the logo for next year's Midsummer Classic along with their latest modernization plans July 23 for its 57-year-old home, the majors' third-oldest park.

HONOLULU (AP) A new Aloha Stadium could be ready for the opening of the University of Hawaii's 2023 football season, officials said. The owner and senior principal of the firm hired to shepherd the process said a 2023 opening date can be achieved, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.