One of the most popular (and controversial) attractions at Universal Studios Florida will soon receive some much-needed attention. We are referring to Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, the massive (possibly out of place) roller coaster that borders the west side of the park. In the past, we have pointed out that the track of the roller coaster was in dire need of a fresh coat of paint, and it looks like Universal Studios Florida is now ready to take care of that.
In fact, just a few weeks ago, a permit was filed by Universal City Developments, Inc. with the following object description: "USF Paint the Ride Track at Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit." Here is a copy of the permit, as seen on the Orange County Comptroller website:
Just to refresh your minds, here's how the track of Universal's Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit currently looks:
We are definitely happy to see that the Universal Orlando Resort is continuing to take very good care of its rides, attractions, and themed areas. Stay tuned here on OTPN for additional news and updates.