Massive water coaster construction seen in Galveston

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Thursday, April 14, 2016
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Galveston will soon be home to the tallest water coaster in the world.

GALVESTON, TX (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.


Applications being accepted for Typhoon Texas Water Park in Katy

Families can track the progress of Typhoon Texas at, on Twitter and Instagram @TyphoonTexas.

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