If it is true then that is good timing with such a busy time of year. I hope they are right.
1st Amendment-Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
The last I heard, the opening date is January 27th, with soft openings to be held a few weeks prior to that.
I was told they were planning to avoid the busy Holiday season, and start the soft openings after the crowds slowed down, so they can close the ride when needed without a mass exodus to Guest Relations.