Alternative Bid Project 1 - Major League Baseball Stadium
Project description: A state-of-the-art Major League Baseball stadium with retractable roof, 47,100 seats and 68 luxury suites. The playing field is natural grass with an underground heating system to help compensate for shade and low levels of direct sunlight.
Safeco Field's roof structure is movable to create an open air atmosphere.|
Address: 151 S. Royal Brougham Way, Seattle.
Current Cost: $498.4 million.
Start of construction: March 1997.
Expected completion date: July 15, 1999.
Contractor: Hunt-Kiewit Joint Venture: Huber, Hunt & Nichols, 426 N. 44th St., Suite 410, Phoenix, AZ 85008, (602) 225-9500; Kiewit Construction, 4904 Lake Washington Blvd. N.E., Renton, WA 98056-0320, (425) 255-8333.
Architect: NBBJ, 111 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104, (206) 223-5555.
Owner: Washington State Major League Baseball Stadium Public Facilities District.
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