Deep Foundations

Caissons

Efficient, Reliable Solutions

Michels design-build capabilities ensure cost effective, engineered solutions for even the most complex deep foundations projects. We work with you to design and build the right caissons for your next drilled shaft project. Our drill digs and tools are modern and impressive, capable of drilling bell caissons up to 25 feet in diameter and to depths of 175 feet. Even more notable are our talented operators who have drilled in through all soil conditions and at the most challenging sites, including urban, high-traffic and low-headroom.

We work closely with our customers and used sophisticated testing to make sure you are getting the caissons that will safely support your load without breaking your budget.

Projects

Michels installed caissons on a small site along the in downtown Chicago. The caissons ranged in diameter from 4 to 6 feet and were drilled to an average depth of 90 feet.

Caissons

River Point Plaza

Illinois

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River Point Plaza

Michels built caissons and installed H-pipes for the Torrence Avenue Bridge along the Grand Calumet River.

Caissons

IDOT Torrence Avenue

Illinois

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IDOT Torrence Avenue

Michels was selected as the foundations contractor for a caissons and earth retention system project.

Caissons

State and Huron

illinois

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State and Huron

Michels installed 53 caissons in Massachusetts.

Caissons

Cabot Tap Line Rebuild

Massachusetts

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Cabot Tap Line Rebuild

Michels constructed a deep foundation package for the renovation of and addition to a four-story structure to create the Domestic Violence Courthouse for Cook County in Chicago's South Loop.

Caissons

Domestic Violence Courthouse

Illinois

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Domestic Violence Courthouse

Michels installed 36 transmission line caisson foundations that were between 6-7 feet in diameter and 30 feet deep in hard rock conditions.

Caissons

W175 Transmission Line

Massachusetts

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W175 Transmission Line

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