Southside once again teams up with Carowinds and Cedar Fair Entertainment to construct the new North Gate entrance and plaza. Vertical construction included four new structures encompassing a ticket and administrative building, retail shop and guest services building, restroom facility, and an open air entrance canopy. Building construction included steel and wood framing, metal and membrane roofing, Nichiha prefinished panel and stone cladding, ticket windows, stainless steel tops, wood casework, and ceramic tile flooring. An extensive ten acre site package included multiple segmental retaining walls, access roads, walkways, and a two acre plaza area consisting of concrete seat walls, brick pavers, green screens, segmental wall planters, structural steel trellis, 60 foot flagpoles, and landscaping. Additional construction included a new 60 foot wide vehicular rated bridge and a 120 foot pedestrian bridge spanning over the new roller coaster.