West Stadium Center a Reality at Bill Snyder Family Stadium

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP)   Whirlwind work on a $75 million renovation to Bill Snyder Family Stadium that began following last season has been completed ahead of K-State’s season opener next Friday.

Project supervisor AECOM announced Thursday afternoon that the project to renovate the west side of the 45-year-old stadium finished on schedule. The construction had to be finished in just eight months after last season’s finale against Texas in order to be ready for the Wildcats’ opener against North Dakota State.

The renovation resulted in new premium seating, improved media and broadcast facilities, the addition of the K-State Athletics Hall of Honor and other amenities.

It also doubled the amount of field lighting to meet NCAA national standards for high-definition TV broadcasts.

The project was funded entirely through private donations.

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