Time FrameDecember 2016
Disney is currently reconfiguring the placement of the Magic Kingdom Ferry Docks and speculation is that the redesign is being done to improve security in front of the park.
It's also possible that security checkpoints for the Magic Kingdom are relocated to the Ticket and Transportation center and monorail resorts.
December 22, 2016: The expanded Ferry Dock area is now in operation.
October 15, 2016: Twitter user @bioreconstruct posted photos of ongoing construction at the Magic Kingdom Ferry Docks.