Old Dominion University begins demolition of Foreman Field

Posted at 9:16 PM, Nov 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 16:49:14-05

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Demolition has begun on Foreman Field on the campus of Old Dominion University. Two different demolition crews are working to tear down the 82-year-old stadium and haul away debris. Work started Monday night, when two cranes began tearing down the stadium’s east side.

The school is rebuilding and expanding its football facility to enhance seating and add modern amenities - a $67.5 million project. Construction will end before the home opener of the 2019 football season.

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