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London Legacy Officials Announce $103M Olympic Stadium Makeover, Indoor Ski Slope
Published July 26, 2013
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NEW ROOF: CONSTRUCTION NEWS' Sarah Dennis wrote Balfour Beatty will dismantle and remove the Olympic Stadium's existing roof and floodlight towers in the first part of the works, "while a cable net system will support the new roof," with 600-ton cranes operating within the stadium to then tandem lift the supporting roof steelwork into place. When completed, "the roof will be twice its original size." Work "is due to start in the autumn with completion set for spring" '15 (CONSTRUCTION NEWS, 7/25).