Toyota Shed Damage Assessed
County commissioners in Moosic, Pa., are assessing the damage to the 17,500-capacity Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain after heavy snow and ice crushed the amphitheatre’s canopy roof February 15th.
Commissioner Robert Cordaro told the Citizens Voice of Wilkes-Barre that Housing and Redevelopment Insurance Exchange staff are researching whether the needed repairs will be covered.
"We have overall liability insurance, but we don’t know if the roof is covered," Cordaro told the paper. "We’ve got to meet with them on that."
Officials are working with the original architect, fabric manufacturer and contractors to determine if there’s any damage to the steel substructure that holds the canopy and figure the cost of replacing the roof, according to the Voice.
The repairs aren’t expected to interfere with the county-owned shed’s concert season, according to local station WNEP-TV.
Live Nation, which leases the venue for a reported $877,000 a year, is said to be considering purchasing the shed, which opened in 2000.
The amphitheatre reportedly cost $12 million to build and has changed its name twice since opening as the Performing Arts Center of Montage Mountain.
The shed was originally operated by Metropolitan Entertainment; the county switched to then-Clear Channel Entertainment in 2002.