Photos: Vikings stadium construction nears halfway mark

Vikings stadium
With the downtown Minneapolis skyline as a backdrop, construction continued on the site of the new Vikings stadium Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Minneapolis.
Jennifer Simonson | MPR News

The end is (sort of) near: The new Vikings stadium is almost halfway complete. Mortenson Construction says it will reach that milestone by the end of April.

The $1.1 billion stadium has been under construction since Dec. 3, 2013, and is scheduled to open in July of 2016.

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