In a significant step for the construction process, the videoboard at the new Milwaukee Bucks arena was raised to the rafters on Tuesday.
Construction continues to unfold for the new Bucks arena, and it is maintaining a pace that should allow the venue to open for the 2018-19 season. One of the more significant developments of late concerns the centerhung videoboard, as construction crews lifted the display to the rafters on Tuesday morning.
While it is still months away from being used in action, the new videoboard is already being touted as a state-of-the-art feature that will stand out among similar displays at other NBA arenas. More from The Journal Sentinel:
Each side panel is about 29 feet tall by 25 feet wide. So how much of that will be actual viewing screens?
“All of it,” said Matt Gregg, Daktronics installation supervisor.
When the new arena opens, it will be the largest center-hung scoreboard in the NBA, Gregg said.
Being constructed as part of a larger downtown development project, the new Bucks arena will replace the BMO Harris Bradley Center as the team’s home. The Bucks are slated to play their final regular-season game at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on April 9.
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