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Wrigley Construction Update: Seats Still Gone, Wooden Framing in Place as ‘Fan Amenity Phase’ Moves Forward

There hasn’t been a tremendous amount of visible progress at Wrigley Field since our last update revealed that the dugouts and most of the seats in the lower bowl had been removed, but the project is moving along. As you can see in the featured image, which came from the @WrigleyAerials tweet below, construction crews have erected wooden framework and may have begun pouring concrete at the bases of the holes they’ve dug out.

Working over the weekend at Wrigley. pic.twitter.com/ugS1PqTYY2

— Wrigley Aerials (@WrigleyAerials) December 4, 2017

“The [home] clubhouse phase was a huge phase and a very big expense,” vice president of Wrigley Field restoration and expansion Carl Rice told Carrie Muskat. “Last year, getting the home plate club started and getting the big dig done and what we did on the outside was big. This [current phase] is the big concourse, fan amenity phase.”

That sounds a lot better than calling it the “Holy s—, what the f— happened to the seats” phase, so I appreciate Rice churching it up a bit.

As we noted in the previous post, the dugouts are being widened and moved farther …Read the Rest

Source:: Cubs Insider

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