BREAKING: Pacific Wharf Bridge Access Closing June 26 for San Fransokyo Gate Bridge Transformation

In a notice to Cast Members at the Disneyland Resort, it has been announced that the Pacific Wharf Bridge will not be accessible starting June 26, as the area continues its transformation to San Fransokyo Square.

As part of the Pacific Wharf reimagining to San Fransokyo Square from “Big Hero 6,” the Pacific Wharf bridge will be inaccessible to Guests starting the week of June 26 as it transforms into the San Fransokyo Gate Bridge. Construction is anticipated to last a few weeks, with no walkway access available. During the bridge’s temporary closure, guests can still access Pacific Wharf dining locations using the walkway by Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop or via Cars Land.

Pacific Wharf Bridge Embraces San Fransokyo

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The Pacific Wharf bridge was recently painted international orange, like the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. It will now get torii gate towers to become the San Fransokyo Gate Bridge. It had been closed earlier this year for the painting and preliminary work, though the bridge has not begun its vertical ascent until now.

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The transformation for the entire area is scheduled to be completed by mid-August.

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Most recently, much of the scaffolding and scrim came down around San Fransokyo Square, revealing a first glimpse of how the new designs and themes will appear in their finished form.

Are you excited for this reimagining? Let us know what you’re most looking forward to, or your favorite past memory of Pacific Wharf, in the comments.

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