SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J.
(AP) — A roller coaster swept off a Jersey Shore amusement pier by
Superstorm Sandy and partially submerged in the ocean could soon be
pulled from the water.
The Asbury Park Press
(http://on.app.com/11i4HnW) reports the Casino Pier in Seaside Heights
has signed a contract with Weeks Marine of Cranford to remove the
remains of the Jet Star rollercoaster and other rides.
spokeswoman Toby Wolf says a timeline for completing the work has not
been finalized, and the timing of the project will largely depend on the
Once the work begins, officials say it could take seven
days to remove the rollercoaster, while the overall project could take a
few months. But before the work can start, a hydrographic survey will
be done to determine what lies below the pier.