Ohio State announced $42 million in renovations for Ohio Stadium on Tuesday.
The renovations, which will be funded by Ohio State’s athletic department, will take four years to complete.
According to the university, the project will:
- Restore and re-coat the 94-year old concrete on C-deck.
- Upgrade power distribution systems for the east, west and south stands.
- Improve and upgrade B-deck to include better lighting, larger televisions, an improved sound system and better scoreboards, which will improve the experience of fans with obstructed-view seats.
- Renovate the premium seating area to consolidate the university suites into one University Suite and add 35 loge boxes and 12 luxury suites.
In addition to these changes, 2,600 seats will be removed from the stadium for the 2018 season, reducing the seating capacity to 102,854.
Ohio Stadium was built in 1922 and renovated for the first time in 2001.