Presented By
Courtesy of Jennifer Gray/McKinney Independent School District

Voters in McKinney, Texas, have approved the funding for a $62.8 million high-school football stadium, according to The Dallas Morning News. It will be the most expensive high-school stadium in the country.

Business Insider: Usain Bolt’s key to winning

The venue, seen above in an artist’s rendering, will seat 12,000 fans and be the home to three area high schools in the suburb of Dallas.

Business Insider: Stephen Curry’s unanimous MVP award is another huge win for Under Armour

The funding is part of a $220 million bond for the McKinney Independent School District that will go toward repairs and upgrades of existing facilities, as well as the construction of the new stadium and an attached events center.

Business Insider: What it’s like to run the most grueling race in the world that only 14 people have ever finished

Amazingly, this will be the third stadium in Texas to cost at least $60 million. The McKinney stadium will be just 4 miles north of the $60 million, 18,000-seat stadium that opened in Allen, Texas, in 2012. A school district in Katy, Texas, outside of Houston, is currently building a $62.5 million stadium that will open next year, according to

Business Insider: A Brazilian soccer legend gave an ominous warning to fans considering traveling to Rio for the Olympics

Here is another view of the venue:

Courtesy McKinney Independent School District

Business Insider: The 20 most famous athletes in the world

This article originally appeared on Business Insider

More Must-Reads From TIME

Contact us at

You May Also Like