Cedar Fair opposes 49ers stadium project near Great America

Posted Monday, June 18, 2007 9:11 AM | Contributed by cwmania

In a significant hurdle to bringing the NFL to the South Bay, the Ohio-based company that controls the San Francisco 49ers' proposed stadium site in Santa Clara said Friday that it opposes the project - at least for now. Cedar Fair Entertainment has been in talks with the 49ers since before the team announced plans in November to build a 68,500-seat stadium adjacent to Great America. But based on the "limited information" the 49ers have provided, CEO Dick Kinzel recently concluded the stadium could damage the amusement park because of the loss of parking, traffic issues and, during construction, the impact of noise and dust, and inconvenience for Great America patrons, a spokeswoman said.

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