For those San Franciscans still in denial about the 49ers’ move to Santa Clara, this live webcam showing construction on the new stadium may provide the final needed slap of reality…

What with more expensive ticket prices, this may be the closest many of us get to the team’s new digs, scheduled to be completed by the start of the 2014-15 season.

The Niners broke ground on the $1.2 billion project about a month ago. The new stadium will seat 68,500.

It may not look like much now, but click on the photo to see it in all its artist-rendering-magnificence:

Bonus: Time-lapse movies here and here.

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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