After years of being a staple on the Seaside Heights boardwalk and becoming a symbol of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction, the Jet Star Roller Coaster will be out of the ocean in about a month. Seaside and other areas strongly affected by Hurricane Sandy have all begun to rebuild in hopes to be back into semi-swing by Memorial Day Weekend; the start of the summer for Jersey. The Jet Star was left in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Seaside when Sandy washed away the famous boardwalk. Read more below.

Marisa Mendez

Weeks Marine and the owners of the iconic amusement have come to a contractual agreement to start to have the coaster removed from the water. Toby Wolf spoke on behalf of the owners saying, “Yes, we do have a contract,” going on to say that a hydrographic survey must be take to “the exact placement of everything down there and water depths.” Once the survey is complete the coaster should be out of the ocean right after.

Source: NJ