Universal Orlando reveals new bypass bridge, dinosaur statues near Velocicoaster
ORLANDO, Fla – Universal Orlando opened the gates Saturday to a new redesigned bypass bridge that connects the Lost Continent to Jurassic Park at Islands of Adventure. The bridge has been closed for more than a year as Universal built its much anticipated new attraction, the Jurassic World: Velocicoaster. Jurassic World: Velocicoaster seen from newly reopened bypass bridge (WKMG)Fans began posting photos of the bypass bridge Saturday, as well as the new views it provides of the high-speed attraction that zips overhead. AdBypass bridge opens near Jurassic World: Velocicoaster (McReynolds)Guests are also getting the chance to get an up-close look at two giant Velociraptor statues that are sitting on pedestals, just feet from the attraction‘s future entrance. Full Screen 1 / 8 Jurassic World: Velocicoaster dinosaur statuesJust last month, fans of the coaster flocked to the new attraction as construction walls were brought down and new merchandise was rolled out in gift shops.
Universal’s Velocicoaster shows its teeth as construction walls come down
ORLANDO, Fla – Universal Orlando officials brought down construction walls Tuesday on the new anticipated attraction, Jurassic World: Velocicoaster. Full Screen 1 / 5 Jurassic World VelocicoasterIn addition to the construction walls being brought down, the theme park also unveiled new merchandise in a number of its gift shops. Full Screen 1 / 7 Jurassic World Velocicoaster MerchandiseThe new coaster is scheduled to open this summer at Islands of Adventure. On Friday, Universal Orlando posted a new photo showing showing a recently installed entrance sign for the coaster. Use the form below to sign up for the ClickOrlando.com In the Loop: Theme Park Scoops newsletter, sent every Friday morning.
More dinosaur statues arrive at Universal’s Jurassic World Velocicoaster
ORLANDO, Fla – Universal continues to make progress on its new ride the Jurassic World: Velocicoaster. This past weekend, guests begin noticing construction crews installing additional statues of the prehistoric predators. Full Screen Full Screen 1 / 14 Jurassic World: VelocicoasterGuests may remember that this is not the first sight of the iconic dinosaurs at the attraction. Aerial views now show those statues near the roller coaster tracks. Full Screen Full Screen 1 / 2 Jurassic World: Velocicoaster night testingUntil that time comes, fans visiting Islands of Adventure are getting the opportunity to see the ride testing, which seems to be happening more often.