The Gold Striker roller coaster at California's Great America was taken offline on Monday while crews worked to encapsulate a portion of the track in a tunnel because riders' shrieks were pushing it past the decibel limit agreed upon in a settlement with Prudential Real Estate, which owns neighboring properties.
Read more from The Mercury News.
Wouldn't it be cheaper to just post a "quiet, please?" sign?
Or "sshhhhh... babies are working in the office next door" ?
Or "approaching No Shriek zone" then "end No Shriek zone"
If the noise complaints keep up, CGA might end up with the world's second fully-enclosed wooden coaster...
Underground, Adventureland, IA. http://rcdb.com/215.htm
Oh, heck yeah, I'd forgotten.
Cincinnati's Coney Island had a ride for a short while that was completely tunneled from start to finish. It wasn't very popular and didn't last all that long.
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