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    FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Yesterday, I drove by the new locker room and training facility. I had not been to Ames since last winter. I was pleasantly surprised to see the facility from the north side (4th street) because the web cam does not do it justice. The new building blends in well with the Bergstrom indoor practice field - same exterior surface on the north side plus the height is good where the building drops to one-story on the south end.

    The new tunnel comes into the stadium on the north side of the NW column for the the video board. Earth work is still needed to get that burm and walkway ready for the football season.



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    You don't say


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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by danwbarrett View Post
    Yesterday, I drove by the new locker room and training facility. I had not been to Ames since last winter. I was pleasantly surprised to see the facility from the north side (4th street) because the web cam does not do it justice. The new building blends in well with the Bergstrom indoor practice field - same exterior surface on the north side plus the height is good where the building drops to one-story on the south end.

    The new tunnel comes into the stadium on the north side of the NW column for the the video board. Earth work is still needed to get that burm and walkway ready for the football season.
    I would still like to know why this tunnel couldn't have come out right in the corner of the endzone?

    Some say there were too many underground cables and wires in the hillside there? How difficult would it have been to re-route these cables, etc?

    Not to derail this thread, but this tunnel is just dumb.



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Heard a rumor that the tunnel is nicknamed, "The Funnel."



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    I thought I heard that they were now planning on moving the tunnel opening down by the field, as the utilities aren't as big a problem as once thought.



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    I thought I heard that they were now planning on moving the tunnel opening down by the field, as the utilities aren't as big a problem as once thought.
    I do not expect the tunnel to be moved. All the concrete sections are in place and covered with dirt.



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Tunnel isn't getting moved.



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Damn.



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    I thought I heard that they were now planning on moving the tunnel opening down by the field, as the utilities aren't as big a problem as once thought.
    I think rebecacy may have said that.



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    I think rebecacy may have said that.
    He mentioned it, but he also thought the FOF was going to be built on the West side of the IPF.



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    I think rebecacy may have said that.
    Yes, that's who it was. I couldn't remember.


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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Not to derail this thread, but I am just dumb.
    fify ------ I know nothing more than what the construction boys said and I reported when I was in Ames a month of so ago. Do find it interesting that it appears to remain unfinished.


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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Too late to request we come up from under the field on a platform?



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    Re: FB Locker Room & Training Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by mattyice View Post
    Too late to request we come up from under the field on a platform?

    Isn't that how the Roman Coliseum worked? Gladiators, Lions, Christians and Cowboys, anyone?


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