Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the status of the fireproofing. The fireproofing has already been completed, and the article has been updated throughout.
Architects for Grapevine-Colleyville ISD’s Mustang Panther Stadium have suggested additional work to ensure the completed stadium meets the district’s standards.
At the Jan. 25 GCISD board of trustees meeting, trustees approved $78,000 for additional work and provided these funds from a contingency budget for the stair towers of the stadium’s press box.
Huckabee architect Lowell Taylor explained to trustees due to the structural changes to the stadium, the press box was raised. The added height requires the press box to meet the building code, which requires it to be fireproofed.
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