Super Bowl preparations at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey

From food vendors to turf maintenance, crews are busy preparing the stage for Super Bowl XLVIII.

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A tarp covers the field at MetLife Stadium in an effort by crews to keep the turf dry ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. Among other preparations, crews are setting up a perimeter 300 feet from the entrances to the stadium as a security measure. Police officials say security for the Super Bowl will include about 4,000 government and private officers assigned to the stadium on game day. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Photo by Julio Cortez
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