Deep Foundations

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Solid Foundations

Michels will enhance your project by safely building the H-piles, pipe piles, concrete piles, micropiles and auger cast-in-place piles your project demands. Our extensive equipment fleet includes drill rigs specially designed for low overhead and tight spaces.

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 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.

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Metra Lombard Station

Illinois

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Metra Lombard Station

Michels worked in close proximity to live freight and pedestrian rail traffic and overhead rail signal lines to construct a temporary pedestrian train platform.

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Train Platform

Illinois

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Train Platform

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 installed 64 micropiles to construct a deep foundation system for an existing parking garage.

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Parking Garage

Wisconsin

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Parking Garage

Michels' system took the weight of Colman Hall at the slope and put it onto 18 micropiles that extended 60 feet below grade.

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Colman Hall

Wisconsin

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Colman Hall

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