Foundations

Deep Foundations

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 foundations for your next drilled shaft project. We are conditioned to working on challenging sites, including urban, high-traffic, low-headroom and off of barges.

We partner with our customers and use sophisticated testing to make sure you are getting the foundation that will safely support your load.

Our team includes Licensed Professional Engineers (PE)*, Licensed Structural Engineers (SE)*, and Multi-disciplinary (Civil, structural, geotechnical) Engineers.

Techniques include:

Augercast Piles
Drilled Shafts (bell/rock sockets)
Driven Piles
Secant Piles
Helical Piers
Micropiles
Mini-Caissons
O-Cell testing

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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.

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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.

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IDOT Torrence Avenue

Illinois

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IDOT Torrence Avenue

Michels built 458 secant piles and 100 caissons in 90 days for a 10-story, 600,000-square-foot building on the site of the new McDonald's corporate headquarters.

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110 N Carpenter

Illinois

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110 N Carpenter

Michels installed 53 caissons in Massachusetts.

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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.

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Domestic Violence Courthouse

Illinois

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Domestic Violence Courthouse

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

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State and Huron

Illinois

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State and Huron

Quality means doing it right
when no one is looking.

Henry Ford

We do that.

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