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Carrier Dome renovation: What’s left undone? What might come next?

Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse is investing $118 million in renovating the Carrier Dome, installing a new roof, improving amenities and providing what the school is touting as a “new stadium experience.”

In previous conversations before the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack had noted there is an appetite to do make more improvements and Syracuse has referenced a future Phase 2 of the renovation, although it hasn’t set a timetable or promised any specific upgrades.

There are certainly additional luxuries that fans would suggest.. Some of these things were initially included in renderings, while others have been discussed as options.

Heading into the weekend that Syracuse celebrates completing some substantial components of the project, here’s a look at what could be next. (Also, a look at a video of the new scoreboard, courtesy of SU).

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Syracuse University hopes Carrier Dome renovation allows students to use it as study space, use Club 44 as a classroom

Syracuse, N.Y. — With large spaces at a premium because of the coronavirus pandemic, Syracuse Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer Pete Sala said Syracuse University is hoping that the school’s Carrier Dome renovation will allow students to utilize the space to study and even take classes.

Sala dropped the interesting study space idea during a teleconference with reporters to provide an update on the project as it heads into its final two weeks. Sala said the deadline for the project remains Sept. 18, eight days before the school is set to host Georgia Tech in football in the first competition in the new building. He noted that remains a tight deadline but expressed his belief the school would hit it.

This year’s portion of the renovation includes a new roof, center-hung scoreboard, videoboards, sound system and improvements to better comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The school was

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