For those of you worried that the New Arrowhead wouldn’t be ready for the preseason home opener in August, the Kansas City Star is reporting the renovations are right on schedule.
That was the good news Monday from Jim Rowland, executive director of the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority.
“We are on target with everything at Arrowhead,” Rowland told members of the Jackson County Legislature.
The first home preseason game is Aug. 27.
Through March 20, Rowland said, nearly $347 million had been spent on Arrowhead improvements. With $270.4 million spent at Kauffman Stadium, the improvements so far at the Truman Sports Complex total more than $617 million.
Once the regular season schedule is finally released later today, I look forward to picking out when I will get my first look at the brand new Arrowhead. I never made my way to the “almost-there” version last season, so it will be a completely new stadium to me — or at least it should for the kind of money they’ve been pouring into it!