Pathway to be Built Connecting Disney’s Grand Floridian to the Magic Kingdom

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    TIMEFRAME

    Late 2020

    RUMOR STATUS

    Confirmed

    Disney has filed a construction permit with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for a new walking pathway that connects Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa to the Magic Kingdom.

    In order to complete the circuit from the Grand Floridian Resort to the Magic Kingdom, bridges/elevated walkways were also constructed.

    RUMOR TIMELINE

    September 21, 2020: Disney’s Grand Floridian officially re-opens to guests. The resort was home to several NBA players as part of the NBA bubble at Walt Disney World. Photos of the resort reveal that the walkway to the Magic Kingdom is near completion.

    August 27, 2020: Signage has been installed for the new Grand Floridian walkway and BlogMickey.com has posted photos of the new signs.

    July 19, 2019: WDWMagic.com user SomeInternetGuy posted additional documents related to this project that put the completion date at the end of 2020.

    July 14, 2019: @bioreconstruct on Twitter posted photos that show the likely location of a necessary bridge on the pathway.

    July 12, 2019: According to LaughingPlace.com Disney confirmed that a new pathway will connect Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa directly with the Magic Kingdom.

    July 11, 2019: WDWMagic.com user SomeInternetGuy posted a construction permit with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for a new walking pathway that connects Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa to the Magic Kingdom.

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