Regents approves renovation to Michigan Stadium
House is getting bigger.
of Regents on Thursday approved a $226 million renovation
of Michigan Stadium.
decision allows the university to open the project for bids.
is completed in 2010, the stadium will include 83 suites and 3,200 club seats,
raising its total seating capacity from 107,501 to more than 108,000.
Stadium was built in 1927 for $950,000.
disabled-veterans group filed a federal lawsuit against the university on April
17, claiming the design of the project does not meet federal standards for
disputed the claim made in the suit, filed by Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of
America, saying the plan complies with Americans with Disabilities Act
requirements that specify the number and location of wheelchair seating within