|Bright House Networks Stadium is part of a $60 million project that included financing costs, reserve requirements, infrastructure, roads, parking and practice fields for football, soccer and baseball. Designs were provided by Kansas City, Mo.-based 360 Architecture, while the construction was managed by Wharton-Smith, Inc. of Sanford, Fla. The stadium seating was erected by Dant Clayton of Louisville, KY. |
Bright House Networks Stadium's west side features the four-level Roth Tower, which includes 24 luxury suites accessible by private elevator. In addition, it houses a 4,200 square-foot Club Lounge with seating for 822, all of which were sold out shortly after stadium ground-breaking. The Roth Tower has the typical college football mainstays, including a spacious press box, broadcast and administrative suites. Bright House Networks Stadium also provides ample ADA Seating, capable of providing more than 450 wheelchair-accessible seats.
There are two stadium scoreboards at Bright House Networks Stadium. The board mounted on the south end of the stadium measures 50' x 8', while the primary board on the north end measures 100' x 37'. It also features a 34' x 22' Daktronics ProStar VideoPlus display capable of displaying live video and instant replays, as well as game information, player and team statistics, advertising, graphics and animation in 16.7 million colors. In addition, the north board also contains a 5'7x72' 23mm ProAd digital display.
The stadium's lighting system is a Sportscluster Green Lighting System by Musco. There is one 168 1,500-watt metal halide fixtures mounted on four 140' galvanized steel poles. Additionally, there are 63 mounted video monitors, most of which are Panasonic 42 1080p high definition plasma screens. Bright House Networks Stadium's playing surface is Tifway 419 hybrid Bermuda. It was grown on location with the initial sprigging starting in March 2007 and reaching a lush, full-green appearance by June.