Cedar Point's Wildcat coaster headed to scrap heap
By Norm Van Ness
Wed, 02 May 2012 22:35:21 GMT — Cedar Point has announced that it is expanding its new Celebration Plaza. As a part of that expansion, Cedar Point will be removing the WildCat roller coaster.WildCat was coming to the end of its useful life. With the desired expansion of Celebration Plaza, coupled with the low ridership and increased maintenance costs, Cedar Point has decided to accelerate the removal of the ride. WildCat will be removed from the park prior to Opening Day and the materials will be sent to a recycling facility.This expansion is one of several initiatives that will beautify the park midways and enhance guestsâ?? experiences. Additional improvements include state-of-the-art lighting packages on Giant Wheel, Millennium Force and Power Tower, a new sound and lighting system along the parkâ??s Main Midway and the re-painting of the Millennium Force and Blue Streak roller coasters.Cedar Point remains committed to being the roller coaster capital of the world. New roller coasters, rides and attractions will always be a part of Cedar Pointâ??s future.
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