Superdome Getting $85 Million Makeover
The Louisiana Superdome is in the process of undergoing an $85 million makeover. Mary Foster, of the Associated Press, has the story, below.
A general view during the national anthem before the Allstate Sugar Bowl between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Louisiana Superdome on January 4, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The 36-year-old Louisiana Superdome is getting its biggest overhaul since Hurricane Katrina tore away a lot of the roof and flooded the arena with millions of gallons of water.
And it comes at just the right time as America’s oldest domed stadium still called home by an NFL team gets ready to play host to college football’s BCS Championship in 2012, the men’s college basketball NCAA Final Four that year and the Superbowl in 2013.