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Old 12-18-2012, 11:48 AM   #1
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Something new happening? Or routine maintenance...

Happened to look across the lake last week as the monorail was pulling into the Magic kingdom station, and noticed what appeared to be site work occuring on that spit of land between the water bridge and the TTC. Maybe they were just clearing brush, I couldn't tell. Maybe it's part of a new walkway to the TTC? LOL!
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:34 PM   #2
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There've been a lot of rumors about a new resort in the area and but nothing recently. Rumors were the ground with too soft to build anything but I'm sure there's a solution if enough money is when available.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:53 AM   #3
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There've been a lot of rumors about a new resort in the area and but nothing recently. Rumors were the ground with too soft to build anything but I'm sure there's a solution if enough money is when available.
I'm sure they will explore that idea
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:33 AM   #4
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We noticed that they were doing similar work clearing brush in that area about a year ago. We asked one of the boat CMs and he said he thought it was to allow better line of sight for boats. Seemed logical at the time.......
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:23 PM   #5
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That would be a perfect location for a new MK resort! Especially to view wishes!

We'll see...
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Who thinks that the area may be future addition of a Polynesian DVC property!?
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:35 AM   #7
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Who thinks that the area may be future addition of a Polynesian DVC property!?
I think that will be to the left of the Poly. The area in question is too large and too far away. As far as too soft--- nothing is too soft to jet in pylings.
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Wasn't that the proposed site for the Venice themed resort back in the 70's?
Maybe that old idea has finally resurfaced!
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Old 12-20-2012, 08:41 AM   #9
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Wasn't that the proposed site for the Venice themed resort back in the 70's?
Maybe that old idea has finally resurfaced!
Roughly.

I think it's too early to say whether it's that idea, another, or any idea at all. It's physically possible....but theme/purpose/etc is anyone's guess at this point
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I think that will be to the left of the Poly. The area in question is too large and too far away. As far as too soft--- nothing is too soft to jet in pylings.
Extra deep and extra wide.

Seriously, they were able to overcome similar issues (with watershed, with water table, and with "soft" acreage) with the BLT building. They've got some experience, now, with doing this type of thing. It may have been more of a problem 20 years ago...but with new construction techniques...it's not really as much of an issue, now.
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just a hunch here, but rumors have popped up again about a FW DVC add-on coming in the old river country area. When they added the DVC wing and had to fill in some of the beach front for construction, they removed land behind Shipwreck Island(the one by WL) to counter the land which had been added. The idea is they had to keep the same amount of lake footage.

Perhaps this is their removal to counter adding more land for DVC at FW. I have absolutely no basis for this idea other than I know the FW DVC rumors are popping up again.
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Old 12-26-2012, 05:36 PM   #12
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This is the third or fourth time I've seen people mention this over the years in that exact spot. I believe that's just general landscaping and clearing of built up brush etc.
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