Massive water coaster construction seen in Galveston

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Galveston will soon be home to the tallest water coaster in the world. (KTRK)

SkyEye HD flew over the construction site where a massive water coaster is being built in Galveston.

The water coaster is located at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island in the 2100 block of Lockheed.

According to a release provided by the park, the attraction will be called MASSIV, after the German word for massive. The park says the coaster will set a new record for height of a water coaster and will be built by Schlitterbahn and WhiteWater West.

It's scheduled to open this summer.

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Schlitterbahn Galveston has just released plans for this 'Massiv' ride.


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