Expanding an icon Tiger Stadium

Construction crews have been working round-the-clock at LSU to complete one of the Capital Region’s biggest developments of the year: the massive $87 million South End Zone expansion of Tiger Stadium. The project is the second expansion in the past decade and one of several athletic projects the Tiger Athletic Foundation has funded on campus. Here’s a look at what the makeover will mean for Death Valley.

8,000
 New seats, for a total of more than 100,000
66
 New suites, 
for a total of 136
10,000
 Premium seats
$397 million
 Total economic impact 
of LSU football on metro 
Baton Rouge in 2013

$500 million Total amount the Tiger Athletic Foundation has spent on athletic construction projects since 2000, including Tiger Stadium

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