Construction began in August 2006 and the first exhibition game was played at the new Yankee Stadium on April 3, 2009.
Construction began on the original Yankee Stadium on May 5, 1922 and opened less than a year later. The Yankees first game was on April 18, 1923.
It takes about 2 years to build a stadium
It takes approximately 14 minutes to drive the 7.5 miles from Ridgefield NJ to Yankee Stadium
about 4 weeks or so
About 2 years.