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Coast Meridian Overpass Detailed Inspection

Bridge inspection with nearly no traffic delays

  • 6SPAN

    Cable-stayed Bridge

  • 50

    Meter Length

  • 6


  • Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

    Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

Bridge management strategy optimized for years to come

Similar to a new car needing oil changes, a new bridge requires regular inspection and maintenance. To support public safety across the decades, we need detailed inspections.

The City of Port Coquitlam brought us in as partners to develop an inspection and maintenance plan for the cable-stayed Coast Meridian Overpass. Our approach avoided public inconvenience by reducing traffic disruptions, as would have been the case in a more traditional bridge inspection. Our team of certified industrial rope-access climbers, who are also registered professional engineers, offered maximum value to the city.

This was the first detailed inspection of the bridge since it was built. Using the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure bridge inspection rating system, we delivered a comprehensive condition report. Our specialized access bridge engineering inspection team completed the task with minimal traffic disruptions and under the highest safety standards.

With our additionally developed 10-year maintenance program, the City of Port Coquitlam is better prepared to optimize a bridge management strategy for years to come. 

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Meet Our Team

Ryan Nataluk, Vice President, Infrastructure Inspection

Our structure inspection and asset management capabilities help our clients keep their transportation networks open and moving for roadway users.
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Kip Skabar, Senior Principal, Commercial Ports Leader

Our infrastructure projects are designed to optimize the safe and sustainable movement of people and goods.
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Ryan Nataluk

Vice President, Infrastructure Inspection

Kip Skabar

Senior Principal, Commercial Ports Leader

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