PHOTOS - Work begins on new Disney Springs Marketplace boat dock

Apr 04, 2014 in "Disney Springs"

Posted: Friday April 4, 2014 11:44am EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

Work is quickly progressing on the new bridge linking Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort to the Marketplace.

The new bridge also provides a link to the new boat dock, which is now clearly visible in the area of water just behind Rainforest Cafe. The previous Marketplace boat dock was demolished to make way for the new Marketplace causeway bridge. 

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GhostHost1000Aug 26, 2014


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Monorail MikeAug 16, 2014

A Jungle Cruise skipper told me the new dock is made from hickory. You have to be careful when it's wet (like in the photos) because it's a slippery hickory dock. :happy:

sshindelAug 15, 2014

Looks really nice. I like the color of the woodwork. Very well done.

jt04Aug 15, 2014

Definitely harkens back to the LBV Marketplace days. Love it. Of note is that the parking garages do not "loom" over Disney Springs as some had hoped, um, I mean feared. Well done TDO and CAD. Well done! :happy:

wdwmagicAug 15, 2014

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Rob562Jul 31, 2014

Presumably the Marketplace/West Side/PI water taxi will also stop there. -Rob

roj2323Jul 29, 2014

i'm sure there will be several Largish signs, as well as maps.

anchorman314Jul 29, 2014

It's not that far away from where the old dock was. Plus, the only guests who are going to use it are OKW and PO. (I think?) It'll be one of those "if-you-need-it-you-know-where-it-is" situations.

mm121Jul 29, 2014

seems like an odd out of the way off the beaten place to put the marketplace boat dock, being all the way over there most people probably won't even see it/ realize it exists

roj2323Jul 28, 2014

Last time I checked they were building the entry path to the dock. Hopefully it will be done in the next few weeks as the boat is nice to have when you park at West side.

omuriceJul 28, 2014

>Insert narcissistic "I hope it's open during my trip" comment here< However, I do hope this is open during my trip... :)

bgoofyJul 28, 2014

Looks like it wont open until the birds are done putting on their final touches!:D

roj2323Jul 28, 2014

Looks nice. It's interesting to see that they are employing a pull in style dock. I'm curious to see how it works out.