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Sparkling Pavement Added Near TRON Lightcycle Run at the Magic Kingdom

It seems that TRON Lightcycle / Run is finally nearing the finish line at the Magic Kingdom. Testing is already underway for coaster trains and the Upload Conduit, but a new element is being added to the future attraction.

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From the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover, we can see that the site is full of activity.

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A team of construction workers were working on the archways leading up to the attraction entrance.

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But the biggest change since our last visit isn’t above… it’s below.

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Sections of the walkway are being installed on the path leading to the canopy.

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So far, only two large pieces have been added.

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Sparkling pavement added near TRON Lightcycle / Run will have a futuristic look

Most remarkably, you can see the pavement added near TRON Lightcycle / Run will sparkle and shimmer, perfect for the futuristic feel of Tomorrowland.

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Our eagle-eyed reporter managed to spot workers actually adding the shiny material on one of the sections, likely to be repaved over to produce the desired effect.

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Other workers could be seen on the concrete walls separating the path from the Walt Disney World Railroad.

Pavement added near TRON Lightcycle / Run will have a sparke/shimmer effect

From this angle, we can see that one section hasn’t even been paved over yet.

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Moving further in, the railroad tunnel has been temporarily fenced off.

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Over at Tomorrowland Light & Power Co., people were hard at work updating the store’s exterior.

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Scaffolding is now up on the rear of the store, with attention seemingly focused on the curved roof.

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Below, you can see concept art of the area.

TRON Lightcycle Run concept art

With the D23 Expo coming up this weekend, it’s very possible that we’ll get an update as to when TRON Lightcycle / Run may open. But until then, we’ll keep our eyes on the future of Tomorrowland!

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