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Cedar Point’s New ‘Pipe Scream’ Ride Just About Ready To Thrill [PHOTOS]

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Courtesy / Cedar Point

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SANDUSKY, Ohio (CBS DETROIT) – It’s something new to make you scream, in a fun way, this summer at America’s Roller Coast.

Cedar Point has announced construction crews, this week, have finished placing the 15,000-pound gondola on the park’s new “gravity-defying” Pipe Scream ride, located on the Gemini Midway.

Courtesy / Cedar Point

Courtesy / Cedar Point

Pipe Scream is billed as “combining the best of a roller coaster and a flat ride in one.”

According to park spokesman Bryan Edwards, riders will spin and coast over 302 feet of track, reaching a maximum height of 43 feet above the midway and a top speed of 43 miles per hour.

Pipe Scream is just one of the many new attractions slated to debut this summer at the park voted the “Best Amusement Park in the World.” Guests will also be able to enjoy the new Lake Erie Eagles and SlingShot rides, a multitude of new food choices, a refreshed Camp Snoopy kids’ area, new cabins, live shows, and more.

Cedar Point opens to the general public for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 10.

For a complete operating calendar, ticket information and more about the 2014 operating season, log on to www.cedarpoint.com or call the park’s general information line at 419-627-2350.

Courtesy / Cedar Point

Courtesy / Cedar Point

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