As one of the world's largest working studios and top tourist destinations we are always making improvements to our property. As we move forward with the Evolution Plan we want to provide you with the latest information on our key construction activities that are underway on our property (click on the highlighted areas for more information)

Brokaw News Center
Brokaw News Center
Universal Hollywood Drive
Despicible Me
Simpson's Springfield
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Jurassic Parking Struckture
Fast & Furious
Brokaw News Center
Brokaw News Center (Completed)

Officially dedicated in April, 2014 this state-of-the-art building is west coast headquarters for NBC News and provides studio and office space for NBC4 and KVEA.

Metro Pedestrian Bridge
  • With construction expected to be completed in 2016, the bridge will help to improve vehicle flow by removing pedestrian traffic
  • Directly connects more than 1 million guests annually to and from the Metro station to Universal City.
Universal Hollywood Drive
  • Three additional lanes added
Despicable Me
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and Super Silly Fun Land (Completed)

Opened in Spring 2014, this super silly family experience adds to the theme park offerings with a new heartwarming and thrilling 3-D ride and elaborate play zone.

Simpsons Springfield
The Simpsons Springfield U.S.A. (Completed)

May 2015, visitors to Universal Studios Hollywood were propelled into ‘Springfield,” the hometown of America’s favorite family, The Simpsons. The sprawling and vibrant space surrounding “The Simpsons Ride” captures the spirit of the town, complete with signature eateries including Krusty Burger and Luigi’s Pizza.

THE SIMPSONS ™ & © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved

Fast & Furious
Fast & Furious – Supercharged (Completed)

This technologically advanced thrill ride opened in June 2015 and is the new finale of the world famous Studio Tour. Situated within a newly constructed 50,000 square floor building with the world’s longest and most expansive 360-degree screen, Studio Tour guests are encircled in the Fast & Furious universe.

Universal Studios Blvd/W’C’ Fields Drive
  • Two additional lanes added on Universal Studios Boulevard
  • Widening of W.C. Fields Drive
Additional Parking

In 2016, 5,000 additional parking spaces will be created to better serve out guests. Additionally, we will add additional parking tollbooths and move them further into our property to help reduce the length of parking queue onto Universal Studios Boulevard.

Harry Potter
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ (Underway)

Coming in Spring 2016, the much-anticipated The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ will be an exciting addition to the theme park. Experience this fully immersive environment that brings the stories of Harry Potter™ to life.

HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © _Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. Image from Universal Orlando Resort. (s13) Universal Elements and all related indicia ™ & © 2014 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Jurassic Parking Structure Expansion

In the Spring of 2014, the Jurassic Parking lot addition was completed at Universal Studios Hollywood.