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The original plans for Cedar Point’s Mantis roller coaster was to close is down on October 19th as they start its transition to the new floorless coaster Rougarou, but those plans have changed. Cedar Point officials say the stand-up coaster will remain open for the remainder of HalloWeekends. The coaster has already started its Rougarou transformation. Some sections of the coaster have been painted.

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EDIT:  According to Cedar Points Facebook Page the coaster will still close on the 19th.  It will however be open on Fridays before the 19th.

EDIT: The News station removed the story and Cedar Point told us the coaster will close on the 19th

Fury 325 Steel Construction Begins at Carowinds

Steel construction for Fury 325 begins as construction workers carefully place the very first piece of coaster track onto support beams.  Scheduled to open in Spring 2015, Fury 325 will be the tallest, fastest  giga coaster in the world.  The first hill will 2015 construction first track 010stand 325 feet tall, as riders zoom along 6,602 feet of track the ride will simulate the flight of an angry hornet and reach a top speed of 95 miles an hour.  Fury 325 is part of a multi-year expansion plan for the amusement park on the North, South Carolina border, additional 2015 improvements will include a new front entrance and improved dining and entertainment offerings.  Carowinds closes for the 2014 season on Nov. 2.  for more information on Fury 325,  including ride simulation videos  visit www.carowinds.com/fury325