Construction of self-supporting roof at France stadium uses steel towers

08/23/2013 | TheConstructionIndex.co.uk (U.K.)

Construction of a self-supporting roof at the Stade Vélodrome soccer stadium in Marseille, France, entailed the use of Megashor towers to ensure the structure would be in place by 2014, according to this article. The futuristic roof will be reinforced with several sets of the towers to ensure that it can handle extreme vertical and horizontal loads. The roof is part of a project to overhaul the arena for the Euro 2016 soccer tournament.

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