Harris Co. commissioners approve $105 million Astrodome renovation

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Harris County Commissioners court has approved a $105 million project that would reconfigure the Astrodome into an event center.
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Pooja Lodhia reports after county leaders approved a $105M plan for the Astrodome.

The plan involves raising the the ground level up two floors, which would create a parking garage with 1,400 more parking spots.

Funding for the $105 million renovation would come from three sources: the county's general fund, made up of property tax revenue; hotel taxes; and county parking fees.

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