PHOTOS: 11/22/19 Magic Kingdom Arrival Experience, Transportation and Ticket Center, Grand Floridian Bridge Construction Updates

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PHOTOS: 11/22/19 Magic Kingdom Arrival Experience, Transportation and Ticket Center, Grand Floridian Bridge Construction Updates

Iain

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PHOTOS: 11/22/19 Magic Kingdom Arrival Experience, Transportation and Ticket Center, Grand Floridian Bridge Construction Updates

Several major construction projects in and around Seven Seas Lagoon have made big strides this week. The long-awaited pedestrian bridge that will connect Grand Floridian Resort & Spa with Magic Kingdom finally saw a big step forward this morning. Overnight, workers hoisted the pedestrian bridge into place and connected it with the rotating mechanism.

MK Bridge 1120 Crane Across the water

From a distance, the large red construction crane still looms large in the horizon.

MK Bridge 1120

MK Bridge 1120 Crane

MK Bridge 1120 Close Up

As you get closer, you can see the bridge is no longer laying on the embankment and workers are all over the job site.

MK Bridge 1120 Crane Construction Site

MK Bridge 1120 Crane Site closer

MK Bridge 1120 Crane and Bridge

Large pieces are still being lifted into place by the crane and more equipment has arrived on site for the continuing construction project.

MK Bridge 1120 Bridge Standard

MK Bridge 1120 Workers Closer

This large piece had just been lowered into place by the crane.

MK Bridge 1120 Full Bridge

MK Bridge 1120 Attached

MK Bridge 1120 Side

The bridge itself now sits above ground thanks to having been attached to the rotating mechanism. It will swing in and out for the parade floats from the Water Pageant to enter and exit their docking area.

MK Dock 1120 Side

Further along the pathway towards Magic Kingdom, work continues on the new resort boat dock area. Large amounts of dirt have been removed and piping now sticks out of the ground in several areas.

MK Entry 1120 Signatures

The new security checkpoint structure continues to progress. On the western side, you can see where workers signed their names on the outside of the construction beams.

MK Entry 1120 Roofing

MK Entry 1120 Crane

MK Entry 1120 Roof Side

MK Entry 1120

MK Entry 1120 Planter

New concrete sections are poured every day for the new Magic Kingdom arrival experience. The large tree planters continue to take shape as well.

TTC 1120 Planter Side

Over at the Transportation & Ticket Center, work continues on the new planters that have been constructed. Dirt has been filled in where water lines were being laid last week, and pouring new road should begin soon in some areas.

TTC 1120 Planters

TTC 1120 Road and Dirt

That does it for our look at the Seven Seas Lagoon construction sites. Keep an eye on WDWNT for the latest updates.

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