High Winds Close Street Near Jones Stadium
High winds have caused the evacuation of a few buildings and the closing of streets near Jones AT&T Stadium. The high winds have damaged stadium lights in the southeast corner of the stadium. Repair crews are on location, but can’t reach the lights due to the winds. Here is a press release from Texas Tech:
Jones AT&T Stadium Light Tower Damage
The southeast light tower of Jones AT&T Stadium has suffered wind damage, and work crews are taking precautions to analyze the situation.
The area surrounding the south and southeast ends of the stadium has been vacated, including the entire south end zone office building, Football Training Facility and Athletic Training Center.
Sixth Street between University Avenue and Drive of Champions is closed, and the area should be avoided.
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