PHOTOS: The TRON Canopy Almost Completed at WDW!

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Walt Disney World’s TRON Lightcycle attraction has been taking major strides when it comes to construction! The development of the attraction has been moving at a steady pace even with the delay of the pandemic park closure.

Now, with construction moving full speed ahead towards the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary, Guests can now see the structure of the coaster really begin to take shape. One of the most recognizable features to the TRON attraction, is the glowing canopy that surrounds the coaster.

Related: When Can Guests Start Booking Trips for WDW’s 50th Anniversary?

Just this September, Walt Disney Imagineers announced the installation of the first piece of the canopy- also known as the Upload Conduit.

Altogether, the Upload Conduit will consist of 40 major pieces that will be a beacon of brightly colored lights in Tomorrowland.

Now, thanks to @bioreconstruct on Twitter, we have an aerial view of the TRON attraction’s canopy being staged before installation. The post reads:

Aerial look at some of the Tron canopy staged south of Animal Kingdom.

Aerial view of remaining Tron canopy staged south of Animal Kingdom. Pieces are assembled into sections at the Magic Kingdom work site, then raised.

With the placement of the wave canopy, Walt Disney Imagineers have to be very cautious to not do any damage to the track. So, for now, the TRON Lightcycle Power Run coaster track is being covered to prevent damage.

Related: Photos: Major Progress on TRON Coaster at Magic Kingdom!

Although, there has been no official opening date for the TRON coaster, Guests are hopeful to experience this thrilling journey to The Grid in 2021! Us here at ITM will be sure to keep you updated on any new developments when it comes to the TRON attraction’s construction. 

Are you excited to ride the TRON roller coaster when it opens? Let us know in the comments! 

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