Waterloo Tent & Tarp Co . Inc. Waterloo, IA

Project Details

Fabric 1

Producer: Polyfab USA
Supplier: Trivantage LLC

Engineer Name 1
Scott Thorne

Engineer Company 1
Thorne Metal Works

Design Name
"The Monster" Queue Line

Design Company
Waterloo Tent

Architect Name
Cheri Koth

Architect Company
Waterloo Tent

Fabrication Name
Queue Line

Fabrication Company
Waterloo Tent

Subcontractor Name
Scott Thorne

Subcontractor Company
Thorne Metal Works

Graphics Name
The Monster

Graphics Company
Waterloo Tent

Project Manager Name
Cheri Koth

Project Manager Company
Waterloo Tent

Installation Name

Installation Company
Adventureland Theme Park

Please describe the project specifications

Spanning around 2500 sq ft. "The Monster" queue line was designed as a steel frame structure with railings, multiple access points and features Lime green Polytex Mesh Fabric.

What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

Our client Adventureland was launching their brand new "Monster Roller Coaster" ride but they were missing something... a shaded queue line area! They had been advertising the new coaster for several years and knew that it would be a smash hit upon opening in addition to becoming one of their most popular rides. They contacted us to build them a queue line area that worked in a zig zag fashion to filter guests through effortlessly while keeping them cool while they waited in the long line. They also requested that the area be eye catching and match the colors and theme of their new ride and environment.

What is unique or complex about the project?

What is unique for us is that it was our first attempt ever to construct a full queue line for something of that magnitude. The framework was very unique in that we constructed it with railings in addition to access points and swinging gates which is something we have not attempted to try before. With the help of Thorne Metal Works we where able to make the vision come to life, fully functional, without flaw!

What were the results of the project?

All partners involved in this project learned to step out of the norm and challenge themselves and the results showed the handwork and great communication skilled that where involved in this project. The client "Adventureland" was extremely happy with the end result of their new queue line and their guests are now both grateful to the park for providing them with shade and comfort. Adventurelands new "Monster" ride has turned into the hottest ride this year!

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