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Weeks Marine Dismantles, Hauls Seaside’s JetStar Coaster Away

Jersey Shore Readies for the Official Start of the Season
By Bari Faye Siegel

With Memorial Day, the official start to the opening of the Jersey Shore, only days away, Seaside Heights – minus one iconic roller coaster – is ready for business.

Weeks Marine began dismantling Seaside Heights’ JetStar roller coaster in the early morning hours of May 14. By mid afternoon the following day, the tangled debris – except for a few pieces saved upon request by owner Casino Pier – were hauled off to the company’s yard in Jersey City to be disposed as scrap, according to Weeks Marine Project Manager Tom O’Donnell.

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