While the Monroe County School Board finalizes the details, Ajax Building Co. has begun work to replace Key West High School’s Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium for the football team. Improvements will also be made to Rex Weech Field, the baseball side of the complex.
The project will include replacement of the existing football and baseball natural grass fields with synthetic turf, along with new bleachers, concession buildings, press boxes and the addition of a new fieldhouse for locker rooms and offices, states the Ajax website.
“The existing sports complex site area of 202,500 square feet will have improved parking and drainage as well raising certain areas 5 feet in elevation to meet flood zone elevation requirements. There is a section of the site where contaminated soils are present and will be abated during the site improvements,” the website states.