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A huge roll of EnviroTurf artificial field surface waits in the end zone to be applied to the Lindenwood Stafium field.  A deep bed of gravel for drainage has been spread over the entire field surface.  Tiny beads of granulated rubber - made from recycled tires - will be poured atop the field, to provide cushioning.  Workers were busy applying strips of the EnviroTurf field surface at the Lindenwood football stadium on Friday June 22.  The alternating light gray and red strips of material are five yards wide, and each piece runs the width of the field.  Each roll of the artificial field surface material weighs about 1400 pounds, and the sections are glued together using an adhesive heated to 365 degrees.  When completed, this will be only the second alternating colored field in the United States -- the only other one is at the University of Central Arkansas, which has alternating stripes of purple and gray.  Workers should complete the artificial field surface application in about a week, depending on the weather.  The word "Lindenwood" will be in the end zones, running about 100 feet in length, and the Lindenwood "LU" logo, about 30 feet in diameter, will be placed in the center of the field.