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UPDATE: TCF Bank Stadium will host Monday's Vikings game


MINNEAPOLIS (WKOW) -- Inspectors at the Metrodome in Minneapolis say damage is worse than they originally thought. That'll move the game from indoors to outdoors.

The owner of the dome, Metropolitan Sports Facilities, says the roof won't be ready in time for the Vikings game against the Chicago Bears Monday night.

Vikings officials say they want to play the game in Minnesota so they'll play at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium.

The Metrodome's roof collapsed over the weekend because of the heavy snow.


MINNEAPOLIS (WKOW) -- Engineering crews are still assessing the damage done to the Metrodome on Sunday when heavy snow caused the roof to collapse.

The stadium's owners expect to hear by late Tuesday whether the home of the Minnesota Vikings can be fixed in time for Monday's football game.

The Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission says experts from the company that made the roof have teamed up with construction workers, electricians and plumbers to outline options by Tuesday evening.

Sports Facilities Commission president Roy Terwilliger says the University of Minnesota will likely prepare its smaller TCF Bank Stadium, in case the Metrodome is not repaired in time for Monday's game.

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