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It cost Turner two precious weeks. ‘‘Why did we do it? It was good PR,’’ explains Emil. ‘‘We made friends with an agency that could have held us up for a lot longer than two weeks, believe me. We don’t get our certiﬁcate of occupancy until the Fire Department is happy. ’’ Accordingly, Project Manager Charlie Thornton set aside one day a week to deal proactively with any agency that could possibly have an inﬂuence on the schedule—and there were scores of them. ‘‘I made myself available to every city, state, or county agency that expressed an interest in the project, and I did it with a smile,’’ he grins.
While Turner and HNTB knew that, somewhere along the line, they would have to go through the ‘‘formality’’ of a design review, no one could have guessed the degree to which it would become involved in the design of the new stadium. HNTB, the premier sports architecture ﬁrm in the nation, was suddenly being told that some signiﬁcant changes had to be made. The problem was, the design was 60 percent complete, creating perhaps the most distinctive NFL stadium to date. At the owner’s insistence, the famous horseshoe shape of old Mile High Stadium had been incorporated into the new one, with the upper seating bowl simultaneously forming the shape of a giant saddle, appropriate for a team called the Broncos.
It’s a time of joy. Once you realize that, you also realize that the deadline is your friend, ‘‘I F YOU LIV E I N FE AR because it takes you as quickly as possible to that moment of joy. That’s why I embrace the deadO F T HE DEADL I NE , line. ’’ G O S EL L INSU R AN CE . ’’ With apologies to insurance salespeople (it was an insurance policy, after all, that made the prereferendum design work possible), Romani’s advice is eloquent. Deadlines, indeed, lead us toward a time of celebration and of triumph; they constitute the highlights of our careers.