New addition to Bill Snyder Family Stadium unveiled

Just in time for the season opener, athletic officials at Kansas State University are unveiling the new state of the art addition to the Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

The $75 million “West Stadium Center” is 215,000 square feet with 375 TV’s and 200 percent more restrooms.

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The entire project was funded through donations from K-Staters.

Donors who gave more than a half million dollars get to watch games in luxury suites.

Athletics Director John Currie says it was a challenge getting the project done before game day.

“We broke ground on this facility 16 months ago,” says Currie.  “We blew up the existing structure, the old structure on December 15, 8 months ago so it’s been a challenge but we hired the right team to get it done.”

The school spent an additional $15 million enhancing the existing structure.  Those enhancements include new field lighting for about $1 million.

Today’s dedication celebration will include a special unveiling in honor of the Snyder Family.

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