Sanford, FL – February 27, 2017 – Wharton-Smith, Inc., one of Central Florida’s largest locally based general contractors, was recently selected as Construction Manager for the renovation and transformation of Brevard County’s Space Coast Stadium into a state-of-the-art all turf multi-sport facility that will host United States Specialty Sports Association, Inc. (USSSA) prestigious events for all ages. The project will convert the existing stadium turf and four of the existing practice fields from natural turf to full synthetic turf. Eight new multi-purpose fields will be added, along with a new championship softball stadium, a new youth field, and two new two-story concession buildings. Each field will have dugout structures, backstops, netting, bull pens, score boards, seating, shade structures, and the latest LED lighting technology. The project will also include new parking lots, sidewalks, underground utilities, landscaping, and general civil infrastructure site development work. The $12.2 million renovation is expected to begin in March 2017.
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) is the largest multi-sport governing body in the world. USSSA offers programs and tournaments in baseball, basketball, fast pitch, flag football, golf, martial arts, lacrosse, soccer, slow pitch, and volleyball.