LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Cajundome renovations, including the addition of lower-level seating, will be funded through the sale of bonds that were authorized by the State Bond Commission.

On Thursday, the commission gave permission to Ragin Cajun Facilities Inc., a nonprofit corporation established to help build facilities for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, to sell up to $20 million in revenue bonds to design, renovate, equip and furnish an upgrade to the Cajundome arena.

Director Greg Davis tells The Advertiser ( ) the construction project is expected to cost about $16.7 million.

Davis say the lower level of the arena will be redesigned with a mixture of permanent and new telescopic seating that will allow for the addition of seats.

He says the Cajundome's roofing will be re-coated, restrooms and concession stands will be rehabilitated.


Information from: The Advertiser,


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