The park has added a fence across the newly constructed road.
You can see that the clearing has really grown. Most of it will be for Project 2018, but the path leading straight to Echo Hollow is for Project 2017, which is all about upgrades to Echo Hollow.
Here you can see the clearing for Project 2018. It is very visible from TNT.
You can actually see Indian Point Road's traffic from the back porch of the Culinary School now.