“We are proud of our accomplishments to date but will certainly put the pedal to the metal in the months ahead,” said Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III.
Much as been completed already and now the average number of daily construction workers will increase from 600 to 850 during the peak summer months, representing the largest construction team since the project’s inception.
With the Coke Zero 400 behind us, construction on #DAYTONARising is full speed ahead! We’ve already started demolition on the Turn 1 grandstands, removed the old light poles and put in new light poles and new speakers, started putting in new Kingspan insulated paneling and we’re working to finalize some of the concession areas.
Upcoming construction activities:
|Continue installing escalators at West and East ends|
|Ongoing masonry near main IT room and loading dock|
|Ongoing steel installation|
|Continue installing new lights on the West end|
|Installed more than 58,000 pieces of steel|
|Poured more than 18,700 cubic yards of concrete|
|Installed 18 of the 40 new escalators|
|Installed 1,000 square feet of exterior metal panels|