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Raiders have begun packing up Alameda facility for Las Vegas move

Raiders have begun packing up Alameda facility for Las Vegas move

We knew it was happening, but it’s really, truly happening.

The Raiders have begun the tedious process of packing up their facility in Alameda to begin the journey to their new digs in Las Vegas. 

The facility on Bay Farm Island in Alameda has been the team’s home since 1996, and has been closed since March 24 due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

[RELATED: Raiders begin UNLV turf installation]

The Raiders' new digs, Allegiant Stadium in Sin City, appears almost ready to go. With the outside lighting and official "Raiders Way" street signs installed in the nearby area, the relocation is becoming more of a reality.

Members of the team have also already shown face in Las Vegas. Quarterback Derek Carr posted a YouTube video at a local park along with Zay Jones, Hunter Renfrow and Darren Waller.

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How Raiders' Maxx Crosby is making big impact in Las Vegas community

How Raiders' Maxx Crosby is making big impact in Las Vegas community

His roots are blue-collar. Sunup to sundown. Dad still rips up floors and lays tiles and handles demolition. Mom is a photographer who worked as a waitress and held three jobs when he was in high school.

Maxx Crosby knows the importance of perseverance.

And, apparently, a giving spirit.

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Raiders' Allegiant Stadium gets final branding with roof illumination

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Raiders' Allegiant Stadium gets final branding with roof illumination

With the expected completion date for Allegiant Stadium drawing near, the company tasked with installing the majority of signs is capping off its work with a trio of the largest signs on the site.

The two largest, the 50-by-500-foot Allegiant Stadium signs on top of the stadium’s roof, were installed last month by Yesco, the Salt Lake City-based sign company whose largest production facility is in Las Vegas, and to the surprise of many, a portion of one of the signs was lit up during a test run in early July.

“We have just recently wrapped up the exterior Allegiant Stadium branding,” said Jeff Young, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Yesco. “They’re going to be quite dramatic in the air, and we’re very excited about seeing them during the games and other events. It’s going to be pretty special.”

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