Vikings' stadium architect to be announced Friday

5:00 PM, Sep 25, 2012   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is expected to name the architectural firm that will design the new Vikings stadium on Friday.

The authority has scheduled a meeting at the Metrodome for 8 a.m. Friday to announce the decision.

The job is expected to earn winning firm as much as $50 million.

Ground breaking is planned for next summer.

The Vikings hope to open the stadium in time for the 2016 season.

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