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1540 University Drive, Lexington , KY, 40502

    Man falls 35 feet in Commonwealth Stadium

    Posted October 6, 2014

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    The Commonwealth Stadium is home to the University of Kentucky's NCAA football team, the Wildcats. The stadium opened in 1973 after just over a year of construction with initial construction costs of $12 million. The stadium is located in Lexington, Kentucky and the stadium has a current seating capacity of 67,942 which has increased with expansions from the stadiums initial 58,000. The stadium's field is named in honor of the University's former athlete and athletic director, C.M. Newton Field and features a natural Bermuda grass playing surface. The stadium recently added two new HD LED video scoreboards in 2011 and it is one of the largest scoreboards in the country. Renovations to the stadium have cost the University about $6 million.

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    • Commonwealth Stadium
      1540 University Drive   Lexington , KY 40502
      Call at (859) 257-9000

    Venue Details

    • 1973
    • University of Kentucky
    • Outdoor
    • HNTB - Renovations
    • Commonwealth of Kentucky
    • Yes
    • Endzones
    • No
    • Bermuda Grass
    • 67606


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