Video: POV of new Disney Springs I-4 Exit Ramp

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Drive down the brand new Disney Springs I-4 exit ramp in our exclusive POV video. (Photo/video by Seth Kubersky)

If you’ve visited Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World any time in the last couple of years, you know what a royal pain in the tuchus traffic can be in that area. Now you can rejoice, because Downtown Disney is dead and Disney Springs is here, with a brand new way to arrive. The new Disney Springs I-4 exit ramp is now open, providing a much more stress-free way to drive into the shopping district’s recently completed parking garage.

 


Guests exiting I-4 westbound at exit 67 will now see a freshly paved off-ramp with new signage directing them to the Disney Springs parking garage. The new right-hand exit, which is located just before the iconic Walt Disney World welcome arch, takes drivers up and over the construction confusion of Buena Vista Drive and leads directly into the Disney Springs Orange garage’s upper levels. Depending on the time of day, the new traffic pattern can easily shave half and hour or more off your commute, leaving more time to enjoy the new Disney Springs offerings like Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar and Morimoto Asia.

Unfortunately, the job is only half done, as the return ramp exiting the garage is still a work in progress. Until it is complete, returning to I-4 from Disney Springs still requires navigating a maze of safety barricades and orange barrels.

Because seeing is believing, we’ve recorded the following exclusive POV video of the new Disney Springs I-4 exit ramp. Check it out to see what is in store for you on your next visit, and happy motoring!

 

 

 

Seth Kubersky

Author of The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando. Co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland and Beyond Disney. Contributor to Unofficial Guides to WDW and Las Vegas. Live Active Cultures columnist for the Orlando Weekly. Travel and arts journalist. Theatrical director and producer.

5 thoughts on “Video: POV of new Disney Springs I-4 Exit Ramp

  • October 18, 2015 at 3:18 pm
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    It’s ironic that Walt planned a system of underground roads leading directly to a massive underground parking structure for EPCOT, but they actually built an overpass leading to a massive parking tower.

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    • October 18, 2015 at 6:15 pm
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      @dean

      There’s a reason people in Florida don’t have basements.

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      • October 18, 2015 at 9:52 pm
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        The EPCOT film never explained how we was planning to do it, but I would guess that it would have been built like the utilidors, where underground structure would have been built at the natural ground level, then backfilled to create a new ground level.

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  • October 18, 2015 at 7:46 pm
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    I enjoy POVs like this, the more the better!

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