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Mayor Bowser to Break Ground at New Soccer Stadium

Friday, April 22, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC) – On Monday, April 25, Mayor Muriel Bowser will be joined by D.C. United for an infrastructure groundbreaking in preparation for a new soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. The $300 million state-of-the-art facility is a public-private partnership that will help revitalize a neighborhood on the banks of the Anacostia River, create quality new jobs for District residents, and strengthen a commitment to community and fan engagement.

The 20,000-seat stadium is set to be completed in fall 2018 and is expected to create nearly 900 jobs, attract one million annual new visitors per year, and spur over $1.6 billion in total economic activity.


Monday, April 25 at 11 am


Mayor Muriel Bowser
D.C. United Team Officials & Players
Charles Allen, Ward 6 Councilmember
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development
Chris Weaver, Director of General Services


Intersection of 2nd and S Streets, SW

*Closest Metro: Waterfront Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].