Pittsburg State University has officially broken ground on their state-of-the-art, $17 million indoor event center. The ceremonies were performed on Tuesday, February 26.
The newly-named Robert W. Plaster Center has already been awarded the 2016 and 2018 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships. The 154,000 square foot venue also features seating for 1,500, a large video board, locker rooms and an 11,000 square foot weight facility. Adjacent to the newly renovated John Lance Arena, the entire complex offers more than 170,000 square feet under one roof. The project is expected to be completed by spring 2015.
According to an article in The Morning Sun,
The 154,000 square foot facility is priced at more than $17 million, and fundraising has taken place for many years to get to the point of groundbreaking on Tuesday. Technically, the ground had already been moved on the site, with some dirt work having taken place.
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