A crane has popped up at the construction site for the SkyVue Las Vegas Super Wheel, but if you’re hopeful this means the stalled project is picking up steam again (if it really had any to begin with), don’t be.
Workers seem to be slowly dismantling the scaffolding and ripped broadcloth that’s adorned the wheel’s support structures. The activity was spotted yesterday by VegasChatter reader Ben B. who’s been keeping an eye on the site via webcam and by VegasChatter Twitter follower @Moved2Vegas who spied the work with his own eyes. @Moved2Vegas reports that the crane turned up on the site on Tuesday.
The screen grabs shown above and below reveal the changes so far. You can keep eye on things yourself via the still
for some reason active webcam on SkyVue’s website.
Back in 2013, we reported that SkyVue execs were postponing an opening until at least mid-2015. Located across from Mandalay Bay, the 500-foot-tall observation wheel was once due to open by New Year’s Eve 2012.