Bridge connecting Grand Floridian and Magic Kingdom walkway

PHOTOS: Lampposts Installed, Ramp Removed at New Walkway Connecting Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to the Magic Kingdom

Construction on the bridge and walkway connecting Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to the Magic Kingdom has been ongoing for what feels like forever. For the past few months, construction on the walkway had almost reached a standstill, with the path poised to open soon. Finally, lampposts have been installed on the Grand Floridian side of the bridge, the last major development needed for the path to open.

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The lampposts at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa are an old-fashioned, turn-of-the-century style.

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The lampposts on this side of the bridge predictably match those at the resort.

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There’s also fencing along the walkway to prevent guests from getting too close to the water.

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Lampposts have been installed leading all the way up to the swing-arm bridge.

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The lampposts on the Magic Kingdom side of the bridge are a little different.

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These have globe-shaped lamps on top.

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The open stretches of grass have been cleaned up some with construction reaching an end.

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One large dirt area remains at the end of an access road.

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Scrims have been removed from around this area, and the dirt has been leveled out. Some construction vehicles remain.

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There are more construction vehicles and some stretches of dirt further up the path, near Magic Kingdom.

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The ramp intended to connect the walkway to the Monorail station until construction on Magic Kingdom’s docks was complete has been removed. This suggests the dock may be completed before the walkway opens.

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Regardless, this walkway is one step closer to opening and we can’t wait to take a stroll between the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Are you excited to be able to walk this way? Let us know in the comments.

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David Chinery
David Chinery
13 days ago

It looks good. Long overdue. But really on benefits those ambitious guests at GF and very ambitious guests at VGF and Poly! That being said. It’s a nice stroll and a good “fallback” when boats and monorail back up. Particularly at closing. Also, finally addresses that walkway to nowhere!

RebeccaMcK
RebeccaMcK
13 days ago

A funny thing to be excited about, but, yes – I get there in just over a month now and hope I can use the walkway the one day I’m going to and from MK from the GF.

Matthew Reeser
Matthew Reeser
12 days ago

This has been long overdue. I love the fact it empties out near Gasparilla, The Marina, and Sago Cay (My preferred building). No longer having to wait for the boat and monorail is also an added bonus… I always wondered why they made a path to nowhere on the Magic Kingdom end.. Thanks for the update…

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