Construction

Ground Improvement

Design-build geotechnical solutions

Michels Construction, Inc.'s experienced, in-house ground improvement engineers work with you to find the most technically sound, cost-effective solutions for complex ground improvement solutions. Michels Construction partners with your project team from preliminary feasibility and budgeting through the final design and installation of turn-key design-build solutions.

Michels' has the people, equipment and experience to complete a wide variety of ground improvement projects. This includes value engineering a shallow foundation support system instead of a deep foundation system, supporting an earthen embankment or mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining wall as part of a roadway improvement project, or reducing settlement of heavily loaded structures.

Our techniques include:

  • Aggregate piers and stone columns
  • Chemical grouting
  • Compaction grouting
  • Dynamic compaction
  • Rigid inclusions
  • Vibro compaction

  • Projects

    Michels installed 400 LF of sheet piling and 992 pipe piles to support construction in downtown Milwaukee.

    Ground Improvement

    Fiserv Forum

    Wisconsin

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    Fiserv Forum

    Michels used a specialized tool mounted to a track hoe to install 960,000 lineal feet of wick drain on the Highway 41-441 corridor expansion project.

    Ground Improvement

    Highway 41-441 Corridor

    Wisconsin

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    Highway 41-441 Corridor

    Michels Construction, Inc. completed ground improvement for a building addition project.

    Ground Improvement

    Twin Cities Medical Device Manufacturer - Building Expansion

    Minnesota

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    Twin Cities Medical Device Manufacturer - Building Expansion

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