Yankie Stadium bleachers 'structurally unsafe'

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The bleachers at Biloxi's Yankie Stadium will have to be torn down. The Salvation Army, which now owns the old football stadium, delivered that news to city council members Tuesday.

They said a survey recently found the concrete bleachers to be structurally unsafe.

The Salvation Army's Major Allen Hill told WLOX News repairing the bleachers would be too costly, and it will be cheaper to demolish them. Hill said the group plans to replace the bleachers, but that project will depend on how much the demolition costs.

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