• 383B County Road 4, R.R. #8, Picton, ON K0K 2T0

Rainbow Bridge – Niagara Falls, ON

The project is located at an international bridge crossing at Niagara Falls, ON/NY. The contractor was Clara Industrial Services Ltd. of Thunder Bay, ON.

The contractor was required to provide the requirements for surface preparation, painting, thermal spray coatings and application of a sealer coat. The area required were; girders, floor beams, diaphragms, catwalks, wind bracing, exterior of spandrel column and arch spans, bridge rails and parapets.

MISCO Inspection provide a quality control project manager to provide detailed inspection to ensure the contractor meets the requirements of the project. The project required a high standard of surface preparation as listed under SSPC-SP-5 (White Blast) quality. The project required full time inspection for the duration of the of the production operations running up to 18 months.

The contractor was SSPC-QP-1 and QP-2 Certified Contractor. The contractor required MISCO to provide NACE Certified Coating Inspection for the duration of the contract and two inspectors were required to maintain inspection on three containments at one time.

Detailed testing was completed on a daily basis, utilizing bend tests and adhesion tests under ASTM D4541 Type 111 gauge. The project was completed on schedule meeting the detailed requirements of a US Consulting firm. Detailed quality control inspections were required to meet the requirements of the project. Our firm was able to support additional inspectors as required to meet the production requirements.


Location: Niagara Falls, ON./NY.
Timeline: 2003-2004
Value: $17,500,000
Contractor: Clara Industrial Services Ltd