Concrete pathways line the interior bowl of Yulman Stadium and construction workers are as plentiful on Ben Weiner Dr. as Tulane students these days.
The 30,000-capacity, on-campus stadium has not only taken a skyline shape, it’s filling in as well, on target for the first game of the season – a Sept. 6 home opener against Georgia Tech. Ground broke on the project one year ago and now the stadium has risen and the filling in of the facility has begun.
“It is the most critical stage in the construction because everything is now on what is called the critical path,” said Yvette Jones – Tulane executive Vice President for University Relations and Development this week. “It is a very specific time frame that everything has to fit together. When you go out there, you see that everything is closing in.