Underneath nearly 35,000 tons of steel, and yards away from 48,000 fans saying farewell to the neighboring Globe Life Park, a new era started for the Rangers.
On the two-year anniversary of the groundbreaking of Globe Life Field, Rob Matwick, Executive Vice President for Business Operations and Jack Hill, Sr. Vice President for Project Development, hosted a Globe Life Field Town Hall Session.
Delaware North, which has handled the hospitality for the club since Globe Life Park opened in 1994, will move with the Rangers to the new park as the Rangers and Delaware North extended their partnership with a long-term contract.
Twelve hours a day, six days a week, Abel Gallegos and Ricardo Martinez are familiar faces around the Globe Life Field construction site.
As days pass on the baseball calendar, the construction clock also ticks toward a March 2020 opening date for the future home of the Texas Rangers.
Next March 40,000 Rangers fans will pour into Globe Life Field for the first time. Not only will they watch the Rangers take the field from a new vantage point, but they'll also be cheering on the team with one of the most noticeable upgrades to the fan experience--air-conditioned comfort.
When 40,000 Rangers fans enter the gates of Globe Life Field next March, they will experience a new state-of-the-art facility that will make the baseball experience comfortable, even when the Texas summer heat is beating down at 100-degree temperatures.
In 1972, the Texas Rangers started a new era of history in Arlington and current Manhattan Project Executive Greg McClure was there for the inaugural season.
For over 35 years the Schrader family has created lifelong memories with their family, and now they look forward to building on their traditions by taking their five grandchildren to the new Globe Life Field.
From laying DART rails, to building bridges, Andy Mcleroy has been operating equipment at various construction sites since he was 20 years old. Mcleroy now operates not only the largest crane in his career, but one of the largest cranes in the world, the largest American made crawler crane, Manitowoc 31000.
The Arlington Entertainment District hosted over 250 ADA representatives as part of a stadium tour event to kickoff the National ADA Symposium.
In May over 1,300 workers building Globe Life Field participated in a National Safety Week, an initiative ensuring that health and safety are the forefront of construction.
When HKS was bidding for the Rangers future home, Ortiz knew he wanted to be part of it. At 1.8 million square feet, Globe Life Field is the largest project the architect has been involved in.
As the Rangers transition into Globe Life Field in nine months, they'll do so under a 5 and a half acre retractable roof and air-conditioned comfort, but another unparalleled experience will be provided by the video boards being installed at the future home of the Texas Rangers.
Awareness is rising for women working in the construction industry. In March, the Texas Rangers helped to magnify the women working on the construction site by celebrating National Women in Construction Week.