Durable and Cost Effective

Michels works with you to design and build the right geotechnical structure to support your excavations, either permanently or temporarily.

Our extensive inventory of drills, mixers, pumps, and tools allow us to mobilize precisely the right equipment to wherever needed in North America.

Michels is experienced at designing and building a multitude of Earth Retention Systems (ERS).

Techniques include:

Ground Anchors/Tiebacks
Secant or Tangent Piles
Sheet Piles
Soldier Piles and Lagging
Soil Nails

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Projects

Michels designed and installed an Earth Retention System (ERS) for a new pedestrian tunnel that was bored under three live Metra and Union Pacific rail lines.

Earth Retention Systems

Metra Lombard Station

Illinois

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Metra Lombard Station

Michels Corporation completed a deep foundations package for a rail bridge to carry the Rock Island Metra tracks over tracks used by Amtrak and freight trains, eliminating at grade crossings.

Earth Retention Systems

Metra Flyover Bridge

Illinois

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Metra Flyover Bridge

Michels performed inbound and outbound structure construction.

Earth Retention Systems

Lake Shore Drive

Illinois

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Lake Shore Drive

Michels installed various forms of earth retention systems using steel sheet pile, secant shafts and drilled shafts. The customer required deep foundations in an area with a high water table. The earth retention systems Michels installed allowed crews to pour the foundations in a dry working area.

Earth Retention Systems

Matalco

Wisconsin

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Matalco

Michels was selected as the foundation contractor to design and build the earth retention system for a 20-foot wide fish passage structure for the Cle Elum Dam.

Earth Retention Systems

Cle Elum Dam

Washington

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Cle Elum Dam

Michels designed and installed a 500-linear-foot sheet pile wall with three levels of tieback anchors for a permanent earth retention system.

Earth Retention Systems

Children's Hospital Parking Lot

Minnesota

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Children's Hospital Parking Lot

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