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matters most.

With a focus on comfort, safety, and cost-effectiveness, Dant Clayton is an acknowledged leader in innovation for arena design and construction. Built on a commitment to delivering exceptional work supported by enduring and professional relationships, we assure the successful implementation of our clients’ arena plans.

Aluminum decking and aluminum rail features at Rupp Arena.

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Long Span Aluminum Riser System

  • Renovation project using lidar laser scanning to design new frames to the existing decking 
  • Aluminum decking to match exact limits of existing building structure 
  • Optimized sightlines and fan comfort by widening seating rows, allowing for a fixed flip-up seat
Long Span Aluminum Riser System
Aluminum rail structures at Rupp Arena.

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  • New glass railing replaced existing steel rails
  • Improved spectator sightlines and gave a more modernizing aesthetic to the facility 

“I had someone at Dant Clayton that I could depend on and say ‘We’ll be ready.’”

Ron Carmichael, Owners’ Representative of Rupp Arena

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