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Deep Foundation Drilling Shafts to Bridge the Mississippi

Posted on May 21, 2020

The Project Michels met the challenge of the Mighty Mississippi when called upon to install shafts for a new bridge carrying eight lanes of traffic over the river on Interstate-74 between Bettendorf,[..]

90 days to complete foundation construction in Chicago's West Loop

Posted on May 8, 2020

The new home to McDonald’s Corporation’s world headquarters, the 9-story commercial building located on the old Harpo Studios property at 110 N. Carpenter in Chicago’s West Loop,[..]

Virus affects send-off, but not sentiment

Posted on April 28, 2020

The send-off celebration may have been small due to COVID-19 restrictions, but our pride and well wishes are enormous for one of our people who was recently deployed with the Army Reserves 996th[..]

4 ways to build around and under an active bridge structure

Posted on April 24, 2020

In the heart of Chicago, the Wolf Point property in city of big shoulders’ posh River North neighborhood was the subject of many development proposals over the years. Finally in 2012, plans[..]

Celebrating Earth Day's Golden Anniversary

Posted on April 22, 2020

Fighting the spread of COVID-19 has forced many of us to spend more time indoors and away from large groups of people than we’d like. The 50th anniversary of Earth Day today is a time to[..]

Westphal leaves a lasting impact on Michels, industry

Posted on April 1, 2020

It is with profound sadness that Michels announces the passing of Robert H. Westphal on Tuesday evening.

Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on March 27, 2020

Dedication. Integrity. Service. We often use these words to define Michels. We are currently demonstrating exactly what they mean.

HDD infrastructure project named nation's best

Posted on March 26, 2020

Michels is honored to be part of the project being presented the 2020 Construction Risk Partners Build America Award for Best New Utility Infrastructure by the Associated General Contractors of[..]

What is Horizontal Directional Drilling?

Posted on March 9, 2020

Michels is regarded as a leader in Horizontal Directional Drilling, holding multiple world records (including this 2019 record) and having successfully completed projects in all 50 states. What is[..]

Inspiring Women in Construction

Posted on March 2, 2020

Women in Construction Week is a great opportunity for us to acknowledge what we know to be true throughout the year: Not only do women make significant contributions to our industry, but opportunities[..]

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