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Stadium contract approved for Durham County Memorial Stadium

Posted February 24, 2009 12:12 a.m. EST
Updated February 24, 2009 9:08 a.m. EST

— The Board of Commissioners approved a stadium contract Monday evening for renovations to Durham County Memorial Stadium.

Phase one of the renovation project includes new artificial turf for the football field, adjustable goal posts, a new scoreboard and an eight-lane track. The venue would also get a new sign on Duke Street.

The county Stadium Authority has recommended a budget of $7.7 million for the project.