The Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission voted unanimously today to replace the roof of the home of the Minnesota Viking, and host to over 300 events per year.
Estimated cost: $18.3 million
Source of funds: Mostly insurance
Completion date: August 1, 2011
Roof size: 10 acres
The Metrodome roof has collapsed four times since it opened, and one of the engineering firms involved in the evaluation stated that even with a new roof, there was a high probability the new inflatable roof would experience a collapse in the future.
Below: Metrodome the morning of the latest collapse