Tunnel will provide access to major commercial center for thousands of neighborhood residents.
July 20, 2009
SAN DIEGO – Sudberry Properties, Inc and H.G. Fenton Company have announced that they have reached an agreement, along with the City of San Diego, to enhance, open and maintain the pedestrian tunnel underneath Friars Road west of Qualcomm stadium near Fenton Marketplace. The tunnel is set to open July 29.
"The tunnel will significantly improve quality of life for thousands of residents currently living north of Friars Road," said Brian Schoenfisch, Senior Planner for the City of San Diego, "Instead of having to cross one of the city’s busiest roads, they will be able to safely walk or ride bikes through the tunnel to Ikea, Lowes, Costco, Islands, Oggi's Pizza, IHOP and many other shopping and restaurant destinations."