The 52-year-old Dodger Stadium continues its modernisation for the 2014 season. It’s keeping its outfield trees while connecting up the electricity to power new fan technology. The biggest construction project is the relocation of the visiting team clubhouse to an area near the visiting team dugout at field level. All visiting team areas will now be in a single new area adjacent to the batting tunnel, conditioning room and training area built in newly created space in 2013.
Expansion of the entries at the Field level will enable all fans with Pavilion, Dugout, Field, Loge and Club tickets to enter the convenient entrances on the north side of the stadium. These new entries will also house new team stores and concessions and memorabilia to celebrate the team history. New seating and lounging areas at bars and drink rails will overlook the bullpens in the outfield, giving focus to pitchers warming up as well as infield game views.
Other improvements include new food services with outdoor grills an expansion of the Reserve Level La Taqueria stand, and an upgrade of the electrical infrastructure to connect new equipment to improve safety and provide the best technology available for fans.
All 33 trees in the outfield area have been replanted on site and the Dodgers, the only team in baseball with a full-time arborist, will have three times as many trees in the outfield by April as before. The display of the famed ‘Three Sisters’ behind the left-field bullpen will remain.