CenturyLink Field is in the Midst of Busiest Week in History

CenturyLink Field is in the Midst of Busiest Week in History

The site of Sounders FC home matches is going through busiest eight-day stretch in its 11-year history.RENTON, Wash. - CenturyLink Field is in the midst of the busiest eight-day stretch in its 11-year history as site of the following events: one NFL game, two Pac-12 football games, one MLS soccer match and one music concert with a combined expected attendance of more than 225,000 fans. 
 
"CenturyLink Field is a benchmark for a successful public/private partnership and a credit to Mr. Allen and the citizens of Washington State," said Seahawks, Sounders FC and First & Goal president Peter McLoughlin. "We salute the hard work and dedication of our staff and thank all the fans for bringing the building to life for each event."
 
A few facts by the numbers.
 
- Approximately 225,000 attendees (exceeds population of Spokane at 210,000 and Tacoma at 200,000)
 
- Approximately 57,000 staff hours will be worked in the eight day span
 
- Approximately 6,500 gallons of Coca-Cola products will be consumed 
 
- Approximately 5,000 pounds of hot dogs will consumed
 
- Approximately 16,000 gallons of beer will be consumed
 
- Approximately 160 gallons of paint and 250 gallons of paint eraser will be utilized for the field markings
 
- More than 53 tons of compost and 37 tons of single-stream recyclables will be generated
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