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Epcot Construction Update

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We’re back with more updates on the construction situation at Epcot.

Back in February, Disney announced that they would be doing a major re-theming of the front entrance to Epcot. Construction to implement this change started about two weeks ago and there is already real progress being made in the removal of the Leave a Legacy monoliths.

Old version of Epcot entrance. Pre-construction.


Construction walls up. May 19, 2019.


One large section of monoliths has been fully removed. June 4, 2019.


A closer look. Even some of the monolith footings are now gone.


In this video screen capture, you can see the construction in relation to the Epcot park entrance on the far right of the photo. (Sorry for the blur.)


Another view.

In addition to the monolith removal, they are also improving the security screening area at the Epcot park gate.

Epcot security screening area.

Photos: Christina Harrison

How do you feel about the monolith removal? Let us know in the comments.

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Erin Foster

Erin Foster is an original member of the Walt Disney World Moms Panel (now PlanDisney), a regular contributor to TouringPlans.com, and co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line. She's been to WDW, DL, DL Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland, Aulani, DVC Vero Beach, and DVC Hilton Head. She's a Platinum DCL cruiser and veteran of 10 Adventures by Disney trips. Erin lives near New York City, where she can often be found indulging in her other obsession - Broadway theater.

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  • Yeah the tombstones are leaving. Have hated those ugly money grabs since they showed up


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