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 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

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Yesler Terrace

Washington

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Yesler Terrace

Michels scope of work is to install 242 drilled shafts to support the piers for anew bridge. The installation of the drilled shafts was completed with the simultaneous use of up to four drill rigs. Utilizing barges, 233 drilled shafts were installed in the river. Michels crews also installed 7-foot and 10-foot permanent steel casing into bedrock for each shaft.

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I-74 Mississippi River Bridge

Illinois

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I-74 Mississippi River Bridge

Michels installed 857 H-piles 60 feet deep to bedrock for a deep foundation system for the R1VER project, a mixed-use waterfront development.

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R1VER

Wisconsin

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R1VER

Michels, one of North America's largest deep foundations contractors, built a secant pile structure for an underground power substation at the base of a multi-use building in the city's historic Third Ward.

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Juneau Town Substation

Wisconsin

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Juneau Town Substation

Michels performed the removal and replacement of walkway and pier structures along the eastern extent of the De Pere Dam.

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De Pere Dam Walkway Replacement

Wisconsin

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De Pere Dam Walkway Replacement

Quality means doing it right
when no one is looking.

Henry Ford

We do that.

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