Construction of “I-Drive 360”, a new entertainment, dining and shopping complex is full-speed ahead in Orlando. The highly anticipated entertainment destination, located on 20 acres of property between International Drive and Universal Boulevard is scheduled for a Spring 2015 grand opening.
The complex will include attractions, restaurants and retail stores. The centerpiece attraction will be “The Orlando Eye”, a 425 ft. tall wheel. The eye will include 30 gondolas that sit 15 people each. When completed it will be the tallest structure in Central Florida. Other major attractions will include a 25,000 sq. ft. Sea Life Aquarium and a equally sized Madame Tussaud’s Was Museum as well as another attraction, Skeletons: A Museum of Osteology. Right next door to I-Drive 360 is Kings Bowl, a 30,000 sq. ft. 22 lane bowling and entertainment complex that is already open.
Some features of the project are nearly complete, and others a well underway. Here’s our photo update of the construction, taken 10/1/14…
The I-4 Ultimate Project is an important highway construction project for Central Florida. The 21-mile makeover — from west of Kirkman Road in Orange County to east of State Road 434 in Seminole County — will transform the region while connecting central Florida communities, improving our economy and enhancing livability for everyone.
The goal of I-4 Ultimate is to create a signature corridor that connects communities, improves economies and enhances livability throughout the region. I-4 Ultimate is designed to reflect the best of Central Florida’s local context, history, unique community character and landscaping. Explore this section of the website to learn more about how this distinctive and memorable design will reinforce mobility, enhance the driver’s experience, engage communities and maximize accessibility.
Work on I-4 Ultimate is underway! While your daily commute won’t be affected just yet, now is the perfect time to start planning so you’ll be prepared when construction begins in early 2015.
Big changes are coming to Interstate 4 over the next several years, including the addition of more lanes and toll lanes. The Florida Department of Transportation is planning a $2.3 billion makeover for 21 miles of the superhighway in Greater Orlando. Longer-range plans call for additional improvemen …