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Dolphins reveal stadium renovations in video
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Dolphins reveal stadium renovations in video
Tuesday February 24th, 2015

The Miami Dolphins released a video detailing the $400 million renovation plan for Sun Life Stadium.

Owner Stephen Ross is footing the entire bill for the project, which will renovate and modernize the stadium that opened in 1987. It has hosted five Super Bowls and four BCS National Championship games.

Head coach Joe Philbin and two generations of Dolphin quarterbacks—present-day signal-caller Ryan Tannehill and Hall of Famer Dan Marino—were on hand to introduce a new preview center for the stadium improvements, per NFL.com.

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According to the Miami Herald's Adam Beasley, almost all of the seats in the stadium have been removed.

Much of the renovation work will be done in time for the 2015 season, with the remainder to be completed by the opening of the 2016 campaign.

The project will include the installation of an open air canopy to provide shade, new seats for the entire facility, renovated concourses and concession areas, new suites, new high-definition video boards in each corner of the stadium and many new seating options for fans, including open-air suites.

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