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Construction continues on GateKeeper coaster

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Construction is moving along on Cedar Point's newest roller coaster.

Park officials released time lapse video as crews began working on the GateKeeper's first lift hill.  Workers placed two of the four pieces of the 170 foot hill yesterday and plan to get to the top of the hill by the end of the week.

The new GateKeeper coaster is expected to be ready for the beginning of the 2013 season.  Once finished, it will reach speeds of 67 miles per hour.  The GateKeeper will be able to accommodate approximately 1,700 riders per hour.

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