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Kroger Field

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2014 Series A and Taxable Series C General Receipts Bonds

$200,310,000 Par amount for 2014A&C

Constructed in 1973 and originally called Commonwealth Stadium, the facility had a capacity of 57,800. It was originally completed at a cost of $12 million by the firm of Huber, Hunt, and Nichols. The stadium and parking areas rest on an 86-acre plot that was once part of the UK Experimental Station Farm Grounds. 

In 2013, the University of Kentucky embarked on the ambitious renovation and expansion of Kroger Field. The stadium reopened in 2015 with widened concourses, new restrooms and a stadium packed with premium amenities including suites, loge seating and private lounges.

  • $126.5M total project cost
    • $110M financed through 2014A&C
      • 2014 Series A financed Kroger Field and the Jacobs Science Building
      • 2014 Series C financed Kroger Field
    • $16.5M financed by university funds