MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) — Now that the season is over for the Miami Dolphins, construction is set to get underway at Sunlife Stadium for new renovations.READ MORE: Parkland Mom Remembers, Honors Memory Of Hero Son, Peter Wang, Who Sacrificed Self To Save Others
Crews will begin building a massive canopy that will shield fans from the sun and rain.READ MORE: Former BSO Employee Julio Chang Faces Charges In Capitol Attack
The canopy spans 672,000 feet around the stadium, leaving a cutout over the field. There will also be a drainage system to prevent water from pouring off the roof and into the crowd.
Plans are to have the canopy up before the start of next season.MORE NEWS: Florida Fire Rescue Chief Fired For Not Forcing Firefighter Vaccinations