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Postby UnclePennybags on May 16th, 2019, 8:19 am
CoasterRiderSC wrote:Any progress on the train bridge?

I didn't have a vantage point to see progress on the bridge.
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Postby RobSFGAm on May 17th, 2019, 1:35 pm
5/17/19 - Bridge for the train is in place (minus railings):
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Looks very wide so I am thinking this will either be maintenance road as well or some other kind of way for the park employees to access the other side of the ride.
You can see the spools of cable for ht mechanical/electrical as well, so they are working on that too.
Seeing that how close this is to the train and HH entrance, they will still have to fence this ride in as well. I hope they use the fencing like X-Flight as it just looks better.

I have a construction update video from this past week posted to Youtube now.
https://youtu.be/tebVO4fR5ko

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Postby AirTimeDaz on May 17th, 2019, 2:14 pm
^^ you, sir, are a freaking rockstar
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Postby Falcon on May 17th, 2019, 3:30 pm
I think the track is curved when it goes over the bridge. I believe that is the reason for it being so wide
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Postby JackGlass on May 17th, 2019, 5:11 pm
Rob, Thank you for all the great footage and construction updates throughout the Winter!
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on May 17th, 2019, 5:27 pm
Thanks Rob! Great work!! It's really a short distance from station to the railroad bridge. Also, it doesn't look like there is much room to get the train under the track (the barrel roll) and between the supports.
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Postby redrobinround on May 17th, 2019, 6:11 pm
what are the squares on the footers


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Postby FParker185 on May 17th, 2019, 8:25 pm
the squares are forms for the grout which it looks like they'll be doing pretty soon
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Postby RobSFGAm on May 17th, 2019, 9:30 pm
redrobinround wrote:what are the squares on the footers


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It looks like they are adding re-enforcements around the base. When I was by HH gate, there was a worker adding concrete around those footers.
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Postby gottastrata33 on May 18th, 2019, 12:50 am
At 8:24 in your update it looks like they’re already doin a pull through test... which if So, is a great sign.
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on May 18th, 2019, 9:44 am
Great update. Looks like they are getting ready to pour the concrete for part of the queue by the station. I'm really looking forward to see trains!
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Postby UnclePennybags on May 18th, 2019, 11:58 am
CoasterRiderSC wrote:Also, it doesn't look like there is much room to get the train under the track (the barrel roll) and between the supports.

Everything is bigger than it looks. You don't see it until a worker stands close to something. Then you get an idea of proportion.

There are three supports that come down within the width of the train bridge. The train track will be run through at an angle between the two supports furthest from the station.
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on May 18th, 2019, 2:04 pm
They are planning to pour more concrete for the queue. You can also see from Sky Trek Tower where the exit path is going to go. Hope they can get it done quickly!
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Postby redrobinround on May 18th, 2019, 3:03 pm
any pics from today before the rain?


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Postby SFGAM_Hog on May 18th, 2019, 3:15 pm
^ No, sorry. There wasn't anything really new except for the queue prep that I talked about. They painted the top of the entrance sign red. Looks nice!
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Postby B&MGuy35 on May 19th, 2019, 5:00 pm
Photo update Sunday May 19th!

This thing looks so beautiful!

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Postby SFGAM_Hog on May 19th, 2019, 5:18 pm
It's so sleek looking, I love it! I can't wait to see the trains gliding down the track. Still no talk of trains :/
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Postby redrobinround on May 19th, 2019, 9:58 pm
is maxx opening in 1-2 weeks?


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Postby B&MGuy35 on May 19th, 2019, 9:59 pm
redrobinround wrote:is maxx opening in 1-2 weeks?


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They haven’t even started testing yet. Usually after testing begins it’s about 3 weeks from that it’s ready for a opening. Most likely middle of June


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Postby redrobinround on May 19th, 2019, 10:14 pm
B&MGuy35 wrote:
redrobinround wrote:is maxx opening in 1-2 weeks?


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They haven’t even started testing yet. Usually after testing begins it’s about 3 weeks from that it’s ready for a opening. Most likely middle of June


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Really? Batman at SFDK started to test 6 days ago and media day is on may 24th. I would say first or second week of june


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Postby FParker185 on May 19th, 2019, 11:25 pm
looks like a majority of the footers haven't been grouted yet, or even formed out for grout, there is no possible way it opens within the next 2 weeks.

Also they haven't even installed all the bolts to hold the ride together, in the last pic above you can see where the track attaches to the supports, there are 2 bolts visible on a flange that can hold like 20
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Postby UnclePennybags on May 19th, 2019, 11:30 pm
I'm sticking with my June 22 prediction, although others have pointed out that there would be a soft opening several days before any official opening for the media and memberships.
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Postby Falcon on May 20th, 2019, 7:07 am
Looks like whizzer has finally been put back together!
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on May 20th, 2019, 7:49 am
Falcon wrote:Looks like whizzer has finally been put back together!



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Postby CoasterRiderSC on May 20th, 2019, 7:50 am
FParker185 wrote:looks like a majority of the footers haven't been grouted yet, or even formed out for grout, there is no possible way it opens within the next 2 weeks.

Also they haven't even installed all the bolts to hold the ride together, in the last pic above you can see where the track attaches to the supports, there are 2 bolts visible on a flange that can hold like 20


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