This year’s lineup of new coasters isn’t that impressive, with the best new ride for 2017 being a small GCI coaster. Thankfully, 2018 is already promising to make up for it, with lots of early construction taking place and some parks even making their announcements.
As the opening days for Kings Island and Busch Gardens Williamsburg rapidly approach us, construction on the parks’ new GCI coasters has drawn to a close and the testing phase is now kicking into gear.
While the official opening date for Skyplex has been pushed back to 2020 (due to ongoing permitting), several additional attractions have been announced for the entertainment center.
Silver Dollar City fans are buzzing with excitement over the recent construction taking place at the park. Footers are being poured and a building, presumably the ride’s station, is being erected.
Over the past few days, construction crews have been hard at work on the now-closed Mean Streak.
Are you looking forward to riding some new coasters this year? Perfect, because a slew of rides have begun testing, and the footage is awesome.
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