NIACON Limited constructed this two-part tourist attraction in Niagara Falls. The Mistrider Zipline opened on July 2016 and the Adventure Course July 2017. Both projects’ unique design was challenging and highly technical due to their unconventional construction.
They required strong communication between various parties and engineers across Canada. NIACON used a program called Teamwork which efficiently allowed collaboration with the whole team on all aspects of the project including change orders, drawing updates, meeting minutes, and various other items. The use of extensive caissons for the Mistrider Zipline was necessary due to site conditions at the base of the Niagara Falls.
To stabilize the foundation NIACON drilled down over 180 feet to ensure the structures stability and compliance with safety standards. In conjunction with the Mistrider, the Adventure Course consisted of various platforms high above the Niagara Gorge with breathtaking views in all directions of the Niagara River. The foundations for this were required to be embedded deep into the bedrock that form the sides of the gorge.