NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The people who run the Mercedes-Benz Superdome want to spend $422,000 to figure out the best way to overhaul the site.
According to our partners at Nola.com|The Times-Picayune, the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District has approved funding for a master plan to renovate the dome. Hundreds of thousands of dollars will go to a San Francisco-based company to come up with renovation strategy.
Superdome commission officials say renovation is necessary to modernize the facility and extend its life as a competitive venue to host major events.
They predict an extensive renovation will cost somewhere between $150 and $500 million.