Construction begins on Texas A&M's new softball & track stadiums

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - Dirt will be moved this week on Texas A&M's new softball and track & field stadiums according to the university's athletic department.

Below is a statement on the project from Texas A&M Athletics:

"“After visiting with athletics department personnel and to the best of my knowledge, the new softball and track and field complexes are moving forward. Both projects were approved in the May 2016 meeting of The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. Fences are up and dirt is beginning to move this week at softball, while track will follow shortly.”

The stadium are going to be built on land that currently serving as intramural athletic fields, just west of the soccer stadium and existing outdoor track.

The project is scheduled for completion by March 2018.