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Full video from the “Topping Out” Ceremony at the New Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas premiers at 9PM Las Vegas time.
The JediJoyRichShow went to the “Topping Out” Ceremony. They placed the last piece of steel on that day. They had the guys sign the last piece. They had a ceremonious celebration with a piece that had the American Flag, the Nevada State Flag and a Raider Flag. They even put a tree on the top and placed the piece in front of the whole crowd.
It was a fantastic milestone for the crew. The last official piece was installed after the celebration. That’s some of the footage shown in the video. All of the steel is now complete for the stadium. The iron workers should feel immensely proud. This is also the one year mile marker till opening in August 2020! What an accomplishment.
The stadium looks beautiful. Everyone was in good spirits during the celebration. Mark Davis (owner is the Raiders) was there and the Raiderettes and some of the players. We ran into Marc Duntov (Raider1967 on YouTube). It is always great to see Marc. He is the raider update go to guy! It was a really cool event to see everyone enjoying themselves.
They also announced that the stadium will be called the “Allegiant Stadium”. Which is super convenient considering that all the planes ✈️take off right over the new Raiders Stadium. Now Allegiant airline can show all their customers the wonderful new stadium with their name on it.
Video coming at 11pm!
Dignitaries and workers lined up to sign the last beam to be placed on the roof. Even temps were 109 degrees, the morale seemed high as the raised the second to last beam with a tree attached. The tree signifies growth, stability and roots.
JediRich is the unofficial Las Vegas Raiders street photographer.