Construction company insists Arden Hills stadium could be ready by 2015

In a letter to the Metropolitan Council, M.A. Mortenson defends its assertion that a new Vikings stadium could be ready for the start of the 2015 football season. In an analysis this month the council called that timeline unrealistic and said it would likely take a year or two longer.
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In a letter to the Metropolitan Council, M.A. Mortenson defends its assertion that a new Vikings stadium could be ready for the start of the 2015 football season. In an analysis this month the council called that timeline unrealistic and said it would likely take a year or two longer.

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