The FSU football indoor practice facility proposed plans have been completed and this project is no longer a dream, but a reality.
The indoor facility will be built on the site of the current 3 outdoor practice fields, and will absorb one of the fields while leaving 2 outdoor practice fields, although the current configuration may change and the 2 remaining outdoor fields will be upgraded.
Here are some key dates:
February 15, 2011-The Design/Build team selection process expected to be completed.
August 15, 2011 - Building design completed.
September 15, 2011 - Construction bids received. Existing fields remain in use and pre-construction commences.
December 15, 2011 - Existing practice fields now available and construction proceeds unimpeded .
May 1, 2012 - Substantial completion expected.
June 1, 2012 - Final completion expected.
The total cost for the indoor facility is $17,800,000, which will come from Athletic Department funds, as well as private funds that are being raised for this project.
Go here to read more details about this project:
A drawing of the site location can be found on page 45.
Pictures of the site and surrounding areas start on page 62.
*Thanks to phi*tau-nole for being the first to break this news for Tomahawk Nation.*