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Mercedes-Benz Stadium Roof Will Not Open For Undetermined Period

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 17

The retractable roof at Mercedes-Benz Stadium will “be in the closed position when the new Falcons stadium debuts next month and for an undetermined period of time beyond that.” AMB Group CEO Steve Cannon  said that construction delays “have the project behind schedule on ful...

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