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DHS Parking lot remodel and expansion

nbar

Well-Known Member
Will the side entrance (across from Speedway) to the parking lot remain open for buses? Or will that shut down as well, only to leave the new entry was as the only option?
 

MisterPenguin

Rumormonger
Premium Member
Where the heck is the SW hotel going? It is going next to SW:GE right?
No insider has told us yet where it's going. On the map below (based on Disney's own Comprehensive Plan [see here: https://forums.wdwmagic.com/threads/maps-of-the-reedy-creek-2010-2020-plan.935133/#post-7935696 ] ) the white areas are already designated as build spaces and the orange is "suitable" for development. Additionally there is a lot of suitable building space west of World Drive and south of Osceola Pkwy.


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danlb_2000

Premium Member
Where the heck is the SW hotel going? It is going next to SW:GE right?
We don't know for sure, but I would guess it would go somewhere around here:

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No insider has told us yet where it's going. On the map below (based on Disney's own Comprehensive Plan [see here: https://forums.wdwmagic.com/threads/maps-of-the-reedy-creek-2010-2020-plan.935133/#post-7935696 ] ) the white areas are already designated as build spaces and the orange is "suitable" for development. Additionally there is a lot of suitable building space west of World Drive and south of Osceola Pkwy.


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A lot of the land between DHS and Victory is considered un-suitable, but it was recently removed from the conservation easement which indicates to me they have plans for it.
 

MisterPenguin

Rumormonger
Premium Member
We don't know for sure, but I would guess it would go somewhere around here:

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A lot of the land between DHS and Victory is considered un-suitable, but it was recently removed from the conservation easement which indicates to me they have plans for it.
Don't suppose you know of any map that shows what 'conservation/wetlands' was moved to 'suitable' in that latest land swap?
 

P_Radden

Premium Member
No insider has told us yet where it's going. On the map below (based on Disney's own Comprehensive Plan [see here: https://forums.wdwmagic.com/threads/maps-of-the-reedy-creek-2010-2020-plan.935133/#post-7935696 ] ) the white areas are already designated as build spaces and the orange is "suitable" for development. Additionally there is a lot of suitable building space west of World Drive and south of Osceola Pkwy.


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That area in white will be taken up mostly with the new interchange:
 

danlb_2000

Premium Member
Don't suppose you know of any map that shows what 'conservation/wetlands' was moved to 'suitable' in that latest land swap?
There is a map somewhere but it's basically everything between World Drive, Buena Vista, Victory and Osceola. The land hasn't been moved to suitable, it's still considered un-suitable for construction, but it is no longer conservation land.
 

RAXIP

Well-Known Member
Looks like the re-striped portion of the lot in the foreground of this picture uses spaces perpendicular to the aisles, while the older areas have diagonal spaces. Is this a philosophical change based on higher density parking, or just easier to manage? Also cast parking seems to alternate directions.
All Guest parking is at an angle. The angle of the photo and of the tram lane makes them look perpendicular. The Cast parking has always been alternating directions. This will change when it permanently switchs over to Guest parking.
 
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