The Los Angeles Rams are planning for the likelihood that SoFi Stadium, the new $5.5 billion project financed by proprietor Stan Kroenke, won’t have fans in its debut season on account of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Rams reported Tuesday that the stadium will be “at limited or no capacity” this season.
On the off chance that fans are permitted in the 70,000-seat stadium, the Rams expect that participation will be topped at 15,000 to take into consideration social distancing. Masks likewise would be required.
In a letter sent to season-ticket individuals, the Rams clarified that 2020 season tickets won’t be accessible and will be conceded to the 2021 season. On the off chance that fans are permitted in participation, need to buy single-game tickets will be given to season-ticket holders.
The Rams have quit gathering payments for season tickets. Refunds are accessible or payments can be credited to the 2021 season.
The Los Angeles Chargers, who likewise will play in SoFi Stadium, reported a comparable plan a week ago.
In the letter to season-ticket individuals, the Rams additionally composed that they “Anticipate that the NFL will cancel preseason games.” The preseason schedule has just been diminished from four games to two.
The Rams are scheduled to open the regular season hosting the Dallas Cowboys on Sept. 13 on Sunday Night Football.
Construction broke ground at the 298-acre stadium site in November 2016, 11 months after the declaration that the Rams would come back to L.A. subsequent to playing 21 seasons in St. Louis. The stadium was at first assessed to cost $2.6 billion and was planned to open for the 2019 season. In any case, record precipitation in 2017 caused construction defers that constrained the stadium to push its debut to 2020.