Pikes Peak Summit Complex 2021 Look Ahead and 2020 Year in Review

As we near the completion of the Pikes Peak Summit Complex, which includes the new Pikes Peak Visitor Center, we had a chance to reflect on the incredible and challenging year that was 2020.Here’s what we’re looking forward to in the last couple of months leading up to the exciting grand opening!

• Completion of the robust shutter system that will protect the glass, and the amazing views, from windborne debris

• Startup of the innovative on-site waste treatment plant

• Placement of east overlook plaque commemorating Katharine Lee Bates’ writing of America the Beautiful poem

• Completion of the south service road, guest parking lot, stairs to Cog Railway platform, boardwalk railing, Plaza-level boulders and landscaping, and fully operational lightning protection and building automated systems

• Completion of site orientation signage and areas of interest exhibits

• Completion of the U.S. Army-funded High Altitude Research Laboratory

Read the full 2020 year in review here… https://coloradosprings.gov/sites/default/files/inline-images/20bprf117_ppsc_17x11_year_in_review-fnl-singlecrops.pdf

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