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Turf Field Replacement Project Underway

SCRANTON — Workers for the Scranton School District started a project just in time for the start of preseason sports. On Thursday, workers began installin...

SCRANTON -- Workers for the Scranton School District started a project just in time for the start of preseason sports.

On Thursday, workers began installing a new turf field at Memorial Stadium in Scranton.

School officials said the old turf just got old and it was time to replace it.

The project is the reason the Dream Game, the annual all-star high school football game scheduled for the end of the month was moved to Valley View's stadium.