Milwaukee Public Schools to break ground on new Vincent HS stadium

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Public Schools will break ground on Vincent High School's new stadium on Thursday, May 10.

A news release says the new facility will feature synthetic turf for football and soccer and an eight-lane track suitable for Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) events. Other features include:

    The new stadium is expected to be ready for play in spring 2019. The total project cost estimate for the stadium, including all design, construction and inspection, is $5,656,791. The contract has been awarded to Nicholas & Associates, Inc.

    The project is funded through the MPS construction fund and includes dollars carried over from the local tax levy/capital projects fund balance. Funding will also come from district borrowed funds and qualified school construction bonds. Over the next year, MPS will invest more than $11 million in the improvement of its athletic and recreation facilities.