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New Aerial Photos Show Construction Progress of Universal’s Epic Universe [Part #8]

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We’re back with another Epic Universe update! You can read part #7 here

Approximately 18 hours ago, Twitter user @bioreconstruct posted a number of new and detailed aerial photos which show the construction progress of Universal’s Epic Universe

With that being said, let’s take a look at @bioreconstruct’s latest aerial photos of Epic Universe

PLEASE NOTE: Original captions for the photos will be provided (find at the bottom of the article). This will allow you, the reader, to know what you are looking at. Additionally, click on the image to enlarge it. 

Epic Universe

Universal Monsters Land

Wizarding World (Harry Potter) Land 

How To Train Your Dragon Land 

Super Nintendo World

Extra

High-Speed Dual Roller Coaster


Photo Captions

Epic Universe

  • Image #1: Aerial overview of Universal’s Epic Universe.
  • Image #2: Aerial look at Epic Universe:
    • 1: Park entrance
    • 2: How To Train Your Dragon land
    • 3: High-speed roller coaster
    • 4: Ministry of Magic
    • 5: In-park hotel
    • 6: Classic Monsters land
    • 7: Super Nintendo World
  • Image #3: Aerial look at Epic Universe:
    • 1: Park entrance
    • 2: How To Train Your Dragon land
    • 3: High-speed roller coaster
    • 4: Ministry of Magic
    • 5: In-park hotel
    • 6: Classic Monsters land
    • 7: Super Nintendo World
  • Image #4: Aerial overview of Universal’s Epic Universe:
    • 1: Kirkman Rd
    • 2: In-park hotel
    • 3: Another hotel
    • 4: Epic Blvd (road-to-day guest parking)
    • 5: Day guest parking
    • 6: Theme park entrance
  • Image #5: Aerial overview of Universal’s Epic Universe. Recently started is concrete work at the far end of the high-speed roller coaster. Also seen is yellow barrier for concrete near the Ministry of Magic.

Universal Monsters Land

  • Image #6: Aerial photo with boom lifts working inside the cavernous show building in Classic Monsters land.
    • 1: Second floor in the manor seems to extend here.
    • 2: Likely service door
    • 3: Ramp to manor entrance
  • Image #7: Aerial overview of Classic Monsters land in Epic Universe. In-park hotel site at top right.
  • Image #8: Aerial overview of Classic Monsters land in Epic Universe.
  • Image #9: Aerial overview of an attraction in Classic Monsters land in Epic Universe. The footers left of center have characteristics of a roller coaster. Foundations for village buildings top left. Walls of a restaurant outside the land at top center.
  • Image #10: Aerial overview of Classic Monsters land in Epic Universe:
    • 1: Land entrance
    • 2: Foundations of village buildings
    • 3: Manor entrance to featured attraction in large show building
    • 4: Believed to be a roller coaster
    • 5: Restaurant outside of the land, facing park’s central corridor

Wizarding World (Harry Potter) Land 

  • Image #11: Multiple aerial photos of construction at Ministry of Magic in Universal’s Epic Universe (Photo #1).
  • Image #12: Multiple aerial photos of construction at Ministry of Magic in Universal’s Epic Universe (Photo #2).
  • Image #13: Multiple aerial photos of construction at Ministry of Magic in Universal’s Epic Universe (Photo #3).
  • Image #14: Aerial look at the Ministry of Magic show building at left, and city blocks under construction at right.
  • Image #15: Aerial look at construction of the Ministry of Magic in Epic Universe.

How To Train Your Dragon Land 

  • Image #16: Aerial overview of How To Train Your Dragon land relative to other areas of Epic Universe. Park entrance at bottom left, and chain of 3 water features along left side form the park’s central corridor. A new Harry Potter land top center.
  • Image #17: Aerial overview of much of How To Train Your Dragon land in Epic Universe. Great Hall columns at center. Roller coaster station at right, and ride water features top left.
  • Image #18: Aerial look at construction of a theater type of attraction in How To Train Your Dragon land. In Universal’s Epic Universe.
  • Image #19: Aerial look at Great Hall construction in How To Train Your Dragon Land in Epic Universe.
  • Image #20: Aerial overview of How To Train Your Dragon land:
    • 1: Theater
    • 2: Great Hall
    • 3: Roller coaster station
    • 4: Coaster water features
    • 5: Separate high-speed roller coaster of Epic Universe
    • 6: Park entrance area
  • Image #21: Aerial overview of roller coaster construction sites in Epic Universe. In foreground is a high-speed dual-racing coaster. At center, roller coaster in How To Train Your Dragon land.
  • Image #22: At left in this aerial photo is How To Train Your Dragon land in Epic Universe. Featuring a roller coaster that will fly over water features at the concrete channels at center. At right is site of a separate high-speed dual-racing roller coaster at the park.

Super Nintendo World

  • Image #23: Aerial overview of Super Nintendo World in Epic Universe.
  • Image #24: Aerial overview of Super Nintendo World in Universal’s Epic Universe.
  • Image #25: Aerial overview of front of Super Nintendo World. Steel frame is rapidly rising at center of this photo.
  • Image #26: Aerial look at construction of Mario Kart in Epic Universe.
  • Image #27: Aerial look at Yoshi’s Adventure:
    • 1: Floor of ride track, with load/unload in circle under the roof.
    • 2: Roofing material.
    • 3: Green supports waiting for the remainder of ride track.
  • Image #28: Aerial look at front of Super Nintendo World:
    • 1: Interesting gap in track for Yoshi’s Adventure
    • 2: Roofing material
    • 3: Load/unload of Yoshi ride now hidden by roofing
    • 4: Nintendo shop/dining outside the land.
  • Image #29: Aerial overview of Super Nintendo World in Universal’s Epic Universe.
  • Image #30: Aerial look at Mario Kart in Epic Universe’s Super Nintendo World.
  • Image #31: Aerial overview of Donkey Kong roller coaster construction in Epic Universe. Arrow at a section of mock 2-rail track at a hill. Sideways track is the actual track. The concrete walls will be an outdoor water feature. Indoor ride scenes in the building top left.
  • Image #32: Aerial overview of Donkey Kong roller coaster construction in Epic Universe. Will have indoor scenes in the building. Outdoor loop at center of this photo to be at a water feature. Another outdoor section at right.
  • Image #33: Aerial overview of outdoor portions of the Donkey Kong coaster in Epic Universe. Concrete in foreground will be water feature. Indoor scenes at right.
  • Image #34: Aerial look at sections of mock 2-trail track above the actual sideways track of the Donkey Kong coaster in Epic Universe.
  • Image #35: Aerial look at Donkey Kong construction in Epic Universe.
    • 1: Interesting angles in the concrete.
    • 2: A short section of mock 2-rail track. Actual ride track is sideways, below.
    • 3 & 4: Service and evacuation platforms at block separations in the ride. Each has upper/lower levels.
  • Image #36: Aerial look at some Donkey Kong roller coaster track. Arrows at ends of mock track. The actual ride track is sideways, below. It will appear as if ride cars are jumping over gaps and obstacles in the mock 2-rail traditional track.

ExtraHigh-Speed Dual Roller Coaster

  • Image #37: Aerial look at some of the concrete work for a high-speed dual-racing roller coaster in Epic Universe.
  • Image #38: Aerial look at construction of a high-speed dual-racing roller coaster in Epic Universe. Concrete forms at right recently added.
  • Image #39 & #40: Aerial photos of recently-added concrete forms at the far end of the high-speed roller coaster site at Epic Universe.
  • Image #41: This aerial photo shows more track and supports staged for the high-speed dual-racing roller coaster at Epic Universe.

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