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Arthur Ashe Stadium retractable roof construction

Arthur Ashe Stadium, the U.S. Open's center court, underwent further construction to its retractable roof on Wednesday at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The roof will be ready for use in 2016.

A view of the center court at Arthur
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A view of the center court at Arthur Ashe Stadium looking south on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

A view of the center court at Arthur
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A view of the center court at Arthur Ashe Stadium looking south on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

A view of the center court at Arthur
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A view of the center court at Arthur Ashe Stadium looking south on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

A view of the center court at Arthur
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A view of the center court at Arthur Ashe Stadium looking south on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

A view of the center court at Arthur
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A view of the center court at Arthur Ashe Stadium looking south on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

A view of the center court at Arthur
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A view of the center court at Arthur Ashe Stadium looking south on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

A view of the center court at Arthur
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A view of the center court at Arthur Ashe Stadium looking south on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium from Court 17 at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium as seen from the 7 train station at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the new scoreboard and
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the new scoreboard and retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

New speakers are installed at Arthur Ashe Stadium
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

New speakers are installed at Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

Workers install video screens at Arthur Ashe Stadium
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

Workers install video screens at Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the grounds of the
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the grounds of the U.S. Open as seen from Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A view of the construction on the new
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A view of the construction on the new grandstand as seen from Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A view of Manhattan from the top of
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A view of Manhattan from the top of Arthur Ashe Stadium at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

A general view of the retractable roof superstructure over Arthur Ashe Stadium as a 7 train pulls into the station at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

The United States flag hangs on the final
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

The United States flag hangs on the final piece of steel as it is installed into the Arthur Ashe Stadium retractable roof superstructure at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

A view of the Arthur Ashe Stadium retractable
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

A view of the Arthur Ashe Stadium retractable roof superstructure at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

The United States flag hangs on the final
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

The United States flag hangs on the final piece of steel as it is installed into the Arthur Ashe Stadium retractable roof superstructure at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

The United States flag hangs on the final
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

The United States flag hangs on the final piece of steel as it is installed into the Arthur Ashe Stadium retractable roof superstructure at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

A view of the grandstand under construction near
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

A view of the grandstand under construction near Arthur Ashe Stadium at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

The United States flag hangs on the final
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

The United States flag hangs on the final piece of steel as it is installed into the Arthur Ashe Stadium retractable roof superstructure at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

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