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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