BANGOR — The Bangor City Council has approved an amended $59 million contract for a new arena and convention center in the Maine city.

The new center will replace the Bangor Auditorium.

On Monday, councilors voted 8-0 in favor of the amendment to the contract with Cianbro Corp.

Construction on the 5,800-seat arena is due to be completed by late 2013.

The Bangor Daily News says earlier cost estimates for the project pegged the cost of the arena at around $65 million.

 


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel news

Get news and events from your towns in your inbox every Friday.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.