Orlando RisingPHOTOS: Jurassic Park coaster construction at Universal Orlando John Gregory 11/24/2019 Universal The construction site in front of the Jurassic Park section of Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure is changing rapidly. Crews have begun installing what appear to be the first vertical supports for the rumored Jurassic Park coaster. The Jurassic Park coaster construction site as of Nov. 20, 2019 (Orlando Rising) These two cranes are visible throughout Islands of Adventure (Orlando Rising) Barges have extended the work area in front of the Discovery Center (Orlando Rising) A crane installs what appears to be a support for the Jurassic Park coaster (Orlando Rising) To illustrate just how fast construction is progressing, notice how just two days earlier, the cranes were in a different position and fewer supports were on site. The same site on Nov. 18, 2019 (Orlando Rising) The coaster construction has caused a major shift in the Jurassic Park area. A new walkway has been between the Pizza Predattoria restaurant (which is now behind construction walls) and the entrance to Jurassic Park River Adventure. Besides the construction cranes, there’s little to see except walls and a few plants. The new walkway through Jurassic Park (Orlando Rising) Elsewhere around Islands of Adventure, the area around Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges and Me Ship, The Olive is currently closed for refurbishment, making the waterfront behind Mythos is now the undisputed top spot for photos of the Jurassic Park construction site. Walls around Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges This area of Toon Lagoon is scheduled to reopen on Dec. 22. RELATED STORIES: Universal Orlando’s Epic Universe theme park will open in 2023 How Harry Potter saved Universal theme parks REVIEW: Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn & Suites Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.