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Topping out ceremony held at MGM Park signified stadium construction reached its highest point

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BILOXI, Mississippi — Officials have held the ceremonial topping out at MGM Park signified construction of the $36 million stadium has reached its highest point.

The topping out comes just days before the team will be named on Monday.

The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1yp8mAY ) Mayor A.J. Holloway left council workshop Tuesday to sign the steel beam before it was hoisted, along with an American flag and a traditional evergreen tree, to the steel frame at the baseball park. The stadium site is on U.S. 90, north of the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino.

The stadium structure is being precast off-site and will be delivered ready.

Jason Wold of Yates Construction Co. says construction is on schedule and cold weather is not expected to delay the project.


Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com

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