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On eve of Metrodome roof deflation, a look back at history of roof built by Amherst company

Amherst's Birdair was dispatched to Minneapolis to rebuild the Metrodome's roof after its collapse in 2010. (Associated Press file photo)

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:

Here is a Minneapolis-based Star Tribune article earlier this week, including a video with a last look inside the dome.

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