Foundations

Transmission & Substation Foundations

A Solid Start

Michels foundations crews support our partners by building foundations for transmission and substation projects from coast to coast. We work directly with energy companies and as a subcontractor to general contractors. Our experienced crews have the talent and equipment necessary for comprehensive power delivery services.

Capabilities include:

• Direct embed
• Micropiles
• Helical Piers
• Driven Piles
• Auger-cast Piles
• Drilled Shafts/caissons


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Projects

Michels performed inbound and outbound structure construction.

Foundations

Lake Shore Drive

Illinois

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Lake Shore Drive

The HZ Wind project in Iowa is a project consisting of Wind turbines on 70m and 80m tower sections.

Foundations

HZ Windfarm Iowa

Iowa

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HZ Windfarm Iowa

Michels was contracted to design and install secant shafts as temporary earth retention to allow for the excavation of approximately 71 feet below grade to install a new pump station.

Foundations

Pump Station 4 Reconstruction

Illinois

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Pump Station 4 Reconstruction

Supporting Your Projects

Michels provides a comprehensive range of deep foundations and earth retention systems for transportation projects. Our crews and project managers know how to work efficiently and in tight spaces, and are able to time construction activities to best suit your needs. Our customers have turned to us to build shafts to support rail flyovers, permanent earth retention systems along interstate highways and other structures for safe, reliable solutions.

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

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