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Price tag on Roberts Stadium demolition lower than originally planned

Roberts is expected to be completely demolished by May. Roberts is expected to be completely demolished by May.

There's a new price tag for the demolition of Roberts Stadium, and it's less than originally planned. 

Demolition is underway, but now city officials say it will cost around $200,000 less than they originally thought. 

After much controversy over the stadium's demolition price tag, city officials say they've worked to get the price down. 
 
On Wednesday, the park's board approved $730,450 for the demolition.

The lower cost is due to the contractor being allowed to recycle the asphalt. 

City officials say they working to get the price down even more.

"This may not be the final cost. It could be, but we are still looking for additional reductions," Denise Johnson said. Johnson is the Executive Director of the Department of Parks & Rec.

We will keep you updated on any other changes. Roberts is expected to be completely demolished by May. 

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