San Diego is getting ready to open one of its biggest new attractions.
The San Diego Zoo is slated to open on June 2, 2018.
The zoo, which is expected to attract tens of millions of visitors annually, is the world’s largest and largest zoological park.
The new zoo is expected do about $150 million in repairs and upgrades.
The project includes the addition of a new building, new exhibits, a new zoo tour, and a new indoor and outdoor exhibit.
There will also be a new exhibit of endangered and threatened animals.
There are plans for a new pavilion and a visitor center with restrooms, a snack bar, and picnic tables.
The original park will be demolished, but the new zoo will be relocated to a different site on the zoo grounds.
The city of San Diego will also make $1 million in upgrades.
It will also construct a new visitor center.
This project is being paid for by the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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The $15-million overhaul will be completed in six to eight weeks, according to a San Diego City Councilman.
The plan is to install a new roof, an elevator, new fences, and other improvements to the existing structure, according a council member who was not authorized to speak on the matter.
The zoo will reopen July 1, 2018 and will open its new exhibit, Zoo Tour, as well as a new outdoor exhibit, according the councilman.
Zoo Tour will feature live animals from around the world.
San Diego’s Zoo Board of Directors will decide whether the zoo will remain open through 2020 or shut down in 2024, according Mayor Kevin Faulconer.
The Zoo Board is expected meet in late June to vote on the plan.