Deep Foundations

Deep Foundations

Michels is a reliable leader in the design and construction of deep foundations, civil work and earth retention. Michels design-build capabilities ensure cost effective, engineered solutions for even the most complex deep foundations projects. Michels owns a fleet of customized, specialized equipment to execute projects from low overhead piling to large belled caissons.

Projects

Michels rebuilt a 250-foot wakefield timber dockwall that was built in the 1930s.

Marine Construction

Elementis Dock Wall

Wisconsin

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Elementis Dock Wall

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.

Caissons

River Point Plaza

Illinois

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River Point Plaza

Marine Construction

Tyco Dockwall

Wisconsin

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Tyco Dockwall

Michels designed and built an Earth Retention System to provide global stability for a recreational and ski hill that had been experiencing multiple slope failures.

Earth Retention Systems

Mont Du Lac

Wisconsin

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Mont Du Lac

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.

Piling

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.

Piling

Train Platform

Illinois

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Train Platform

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