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City leaders considering locations for MAPS 4 multipurpose stadium

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR/OKCTalk.com) – Almost a year after collections began for MAPS 4 projects, city leaders in Oklahoma City are still working to determine where to place a new multipurpose stadium.

According to OKCTalk.com, Bob Funk, Jr. of the OKC Energy soccer club, delivered a presentation to the MAPS board to discuss placement of the new multipurpose stadium.

Credit: OKCTalk.com

Right now, officials are looking at three possible locations:

  • Farmers Market- West of Classen and just north of I-40
  • Wheeler Park- Currently owned by the city
  • Producers Coop- Just south of Bricktown.
Credit: OKCTalk.com

The desire is to have the stadium near the downtown attractions.

In all, 16 projects are part of the $978 million package including a new animal shelter, senior wellness centers, mental health and addiction services, sidewalks, Chesapeake Arena upgrades, and even a multipurpose stadium.

The breakdown is as follows:

  • Parks – $140 million
  • Youth Centers- $110 million
  • Senior Wellness Centers- $30 million
  • Mental Health & Addiction Services- $40 million
  • Family Justice Center – $38 million
  • Transit- $87 million
  • Sidewalks, bike lanes, trails, and streetlights – $87 million
  • Homelessness – $50 million
  • Chesapeake Energy Arena and related facilities – $115 million
  • Animal Shelter – $38 million
  • Fairgrounds Coliseum – $63 million
  • Diversion Hub – $17 million
  • Innovation District – $71 million
  • Freedom Center and Clara Luper Civil Rights Center – $25 million
  • Beautification – $30 million
  • Multipurpose Stadium – $37 million.

The project is the most expensive MAPS to date with a bill projected at $978 million. 

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