High atop the Seaside Heights boardwalk, a new roller coaster stands at 131 feet tall.

Crews began working on the roller coaster recently and by Monday, used a crane to lift the main slope of the future thrill ride onto the new, expanded portion of Casino Pier.

A Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter, the new coaster has a 72-foot and a 97 degree drop, which tracks at 45 mp.h.


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The track runs for 1,050 feet.

The ride was announced in November. Casino Pier will also feature a new Ferris wheel for next season.