MLS: Construction to begin on Galaxy stadium
Ground-breaking ceremonies take place Tuesday for the sports complex in Carson, Calif., that will include the U.S. Soccer national training center and the Los Angeles Galaxy stadium.The complex on the California State-Dominguez Hills (CSDH) campus is a 85-acre, $120 million development bank-rolled mainly by the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG).The project entails renovating some CSDH facilities plus construction of:= A 27,000-seat soccer stadium -- the new home of the Los Angeles Galaxy.= Offices and facilities to serve as the new permanent training home of the U.S. Soccer Federation.= A 13,000-seat tennis stadium and 36 tennis courts (including refurbishing of existing courts).Also, the campusG velodrome will be upgraded and relocated and track & field facilities will be rebuilt to meet NCAA standards.
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