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[4 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Park Begins $4 Million Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Renovation

In December, we told you that Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad would be closing this month for a major renovation. Now, crews are beginning to prepare for the overhaul, which will cost an estimated $4 million. This is the first major refurbishment of the attraction in more than three decades.
On Monday, Big Thunder Mountain will close and remain closed for at least nine months. Crews will add new ride vehicles, repaint sections of the mountain and replace old track – however, the route will remain the same. Additionally, workers will make …

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[5 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland’s Indiana Jones Ride Set to Reopen

After a three month closure, Disneyland’s Indiana Jones attraction is set to reopen December 8.
Several slight changes were made to the ride, including the addition of a new mural in the dart room as well as modified bridges and other show modifications designed to enhance the lighting, animation and other special effects.
Despite the attraction’s initial problems with guest injuries, the recent renovations were not related to any safety concerns or problems.

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[9 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Matterhorn Undergoing Renovations

Disneyland’s iconic Matterhorn attraction will be undergoing “routine maintenance” for the next six months, making  this easily one of the longest renovations in the ride’s history. The ride officially shut down January 9, and is expected to reopen again this summer.
While the ride is closed, crews will be updating the attraction with a fresh coat of exterior paint, as well as repairing the rock-work and adding new ride vehicles. Previously, the vehicles had tandem seating, but the new ride vehicles will have three individual seats in each car, with two …

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[5 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Two Disneyland Attractions to Close Temporarily

This month, two attractions at Disneyland park will close temporarily for routine maintenance. While major closures are typically done in January, since December is a busy month for tourists, these ride closures will only be for a few days.
The two rides that will be closing are Jungle Cruise, which shuts down today, and Indiana Jones Adventure, which will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Both rides are undergoing routine maintenance and are expected to be closed for a short time.