McKinney’s $69.9 Million High School Football Stadium Has Cracks Before It’s Even Open

McKinney Football StadiumIn 2016, voters in approved a $220 million bond package that included $69.9 million for a high school football stadium. The project broke ground late that year, with an expected opening in time for the upcoming fall season. The expense of the stadium surpassed that in Allen, ’s neighbor down Route 75, which, in 2012, opened what at the time was the most expensive high school football stadium in the country. But like the stadium in Allen, the construction has been derailed by cracks. Allen’s 18,000-seat facility cost nearly $60 million and was constructed to host the Allen Eagles’ state championship teams in all their glory. And it did: The Eagles won back-to-back state championships in 2012 and 2013. Then came the cracks.…View Original Post

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