PHOTOS: Pillars For Illuminated Canopy of TRON Lightcycle Run Rise From Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom
If you have been to Magic Kingdom any time over the past few years, you have no doubt kept up with the progress of TRON Lightcycle Run. The enormous construction site stretches from Space Mountain all the way to Goofy’s Barnstormer, so it’s hard to miss. This is a coaster that will travel in and out of a large show building. It will also make a large circle outside the show building under a large open-air illuminated canopy. Today, we noticed some of the first structural signs of that canopy.
The large loop is easily seen from much of Tomorrowland. Especially, as pictured, if you are driving the roads of the Autopia.
The large, rust-colored pillars will serve as supports for the large undulated roof of TRON Lightcycle Run while it’s being constructed. Once finalized, we’ll see these come back down to reveal a clear, futuristic facade.
The job site is one of the more active ones across Walt Disney World property. We are fast approaching the 2021 opening date. This will be one of the hallmark attractions for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary.