Construction on Convention Center, Omni Hotel and Scissortail Park is on schedule

Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 By: David McCollum Source: VeloCity

With construction of three major MAPS3 projects underway, the downtown skyline is dotted with cranes, concrete piers, steel beams and new structures.

Steel beams are going up for the new convention center, work is on schedule, and the facility is expected to open in 2020.

After months doing the underground work (building the pad, doing the plumbing and electrical) the structure is now rising out of the ground.

Besides the exhibit hall — bigger than three football fields and covering close to 5 acres — the convention center will have 45,000 square feet of meeting rooms.

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