Photos: New Mercedes-Benz Stadium continues to progress
Roughly two years into the project, photos have been released on the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium construction from the month of May. Courtesy of the stadium’s official website, here’s a look at the impressive progress that’s been made thus far:
Here’s how it will look when it’s completed:
This is how it looked in the beginning of April:
The future Mercedes Benz Stadium will be the new home to the Falcons and MLS expansion team Atlanta United FC. pic.twitter.com/Hl9c1nceYX
— Brian Ivey (@BrianIvey10) April 3, 2016
Scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2017 just in time for football season, the stadium will seat 71,000 and will be expandable up to 75,000. The Georgia Dome — current home of the SEC title game — will be demolished to make room for parking for the new venue.
You can view a live web cam of the construction here.