The Seaside Heights roller coaster that was submerged in the Atlantic Ocean due to Superstorm Sandy will be removed this week, according to NBC 4 New York.
The Jet Star coaster will be removed by demolition crews with contractor Weeks Marine following Prince Harry’s visit to Seaside Heights Tuesday, NBC 4 New York reported.
Weeks Marine crews will be using both barges in the water and on-shore equipment to remove the rollercoaster, NBC 4 New York said. The removal will be completed within 48 hours.
A portion of the Jet Star will be saved for a memorial on the new Casino Pier, which will be completed sometime next year.
Prince Harry will be visiting Mantoloking and Seaside Heights on Tuesday May 14 to survey damage from Superstorm Sandy.