Those in the Orlando area are seeing road closures along SR-528 as work continues on the new futuristic Brightline transportation tunnel. The 600 foot long concrete structure being erected resembles an aircraft hanger and is quickly taking shape near Canaveral Groves. The Brightline is a 30 foot tall train tunnnel just east of I-95 and will allow future passenger trains to cross between the north and south sides of the Beachline expressway by traveling beneath traffic according to Florida Today
While the Orlando station nears completion, crews are rolling out 170 miles of new track to get you to Orlando from South Florida with construction is underway and service expected in 2022.
Located in the South Terminal at Orlando International Airport (MCO), the Orlando service will be your connection to a major International hub including Florida’s favorite theme parks and attractions.
KEY FACTS TO KNOW
- travel time is approx. 2 hours from West Palm Beach
- top speed is 125 mph
- connections to Disney World and beyond
- plans to Disney Springs underway