With the Metrodome roof set to be deflated Saturday with the Twins and Vikings having moved (or moving) on to new facilities, here is a look back at the 2010 roof collapse in which the Amherst-based company that built the roof, Birdair, had to repair it after heavy snowfall in the Midwest:
- Photo gallery: Metrodome roof collapse in 2010
- Birdair to assess damage of Metrodome collapse (Dec. 14, 2010)
- Birdair mobilizes for Metrodome repair (Jan. 7, 2011)
- Birdair Inc. fabricates, installs new roof after deflation in December (Aug. 3, 2011)
Here is a Minneapolis-based Star Tribune article earlier this week, including a video with a last look inside the dome.