New Football Stadium and Sports Facilities

Southern Illinois University

Carbondale, Illinois

The Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Athletics Facilities project includes a new 12,000-seat football stadium, an addition to Saluki Arena, renovation of Saluki Arena, renovation to Lingle Hall, and relocation of the tennis courts and softball fields. The facilities are part of the Saluki Sports Park on the southeast corner of campus.

The open air football stadium has a single seating bowl tier with a cross aisle, north end berm seating area, and press box to house press, club, and suite functions.

The arena addition is the new home for the football and basketball teams. It houses the offices and locker rooms for each of these sports. The addition is also home to new space for equipment and sports medicine components of the athletic departments. Additional restrooms and concessions were added to the facility.

Henneman Engineering provided full mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and information technology design services.

Completion Date
2010

Total Construction Budget
$80,000,000