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Steel Institute of New York: Skating Toward a New State-of-the-Art UBS Arena

September 30, 2021
UBS Arena in Long Island, New York. Courtesy AECOM Hunt
UBS Arena in Long Island, New York. Courtesy AECOM Hunt
The roof structure at UBS Arena is supported by four primary trusses. Thornton Tomasetti
A crane lifts one of the main UBS Arena trusses into place. Thornton Tomasetti
Each of the main UBS Arena trusses weighs approximately 180 tons. Thornton Tomasetti
UBS Arena in Long Island, New York. Thornton Tomasetti
UBS Arena in Long Island, New York. Thornton Tomasetti
UBS Arena in Long Island, New York. Thornton Tomasetti

"The New York Islanders’ new $1.5 billion UBS Arena in Elmont, N.Y., boasts some of the best sightlines and the largest arena scoreboard in New York State. However, bringing the project to near completion while complying with COVID-19 restrictions and safety requirements was no small feat."

We provided structural design and construction engineering services to Populous for the venue, which is scheduled to open in November 2021.

Read more at SINY.org