Groundbreaking for the downtown Columbus Crew SC stadium is happening Thursday afternoon.
Ahead of the groundbreaking, the team shared that the land-purchase agreement will close by the end of October.
Crews will have full access to the site, and remains on schedule for a summer 2021 opening in the new stadium.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Arena District stadium is happening at 2 p.m. Thursday. The ceremony will be streamed online at abc6onyourside.com/watch.
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