I tried that a few times. I have a very physical job and that just wore me out quicker, so I now wait the lines and try to time our outings to less busy times, with looking forward to the addition of the new lift.
We often split ourselves into the singles line and just meet at the top, this has worked very well too.
That works too.
Around here we don't have singles lines. Well, we do
but they are narrow "fit 2 people and try to snake the other groups" lines. Drives us nuts.
Sounds like your new lift will help in your case though, enjoy it!