Illinois Removing 2,200 Bleacher Seats from Memorial Stadium


The University of Illinois announced today that they will permanently remove close to 2,200 seats from Memorial Stadium because they’ve outlived their usage. Illini SID Kent Brown said removal of the bleacher seats will drop stadium capacity from 62,870 to about 60,600.

These bleacher seats in the south end zone were intended to be temporary when they were installed 29 years ago.

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