Sewer & Water

Sewer & Water

Michels is proud to have built our reputation by succeeding at the most challenging and unique sewer and water projects in North America. We hold world records for our mind-boggling Horizontal Directional Drills, we constructed the first tunnel under the San Francisco Bay, and we are the most experienced Direct Pipe® contractor. But we are unwavering in our commitment to putting our best efforts, precisely the right team and exactly the right equipment to work on all jobs.


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Projects

Michels rehabilitated a deteriorating corrugated metal pipe culvert under a busy roadway. Michels prepared the walls and floor and completed the spray application of 3-inch Millikin Geospray geopolymer mortar to the 128-inch-by-73-inch-by-75-foot culvert. In total, 68,000 pounds of material was mixed and applied.

Sewer & Water

Palos Hills Culvert Rehabilitation

Illinois

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Palos Hills Culvert Rehabilitation

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.

Sewer & Water

Pump Station 4 Reconstruction

Illinois

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Pump Station 4 Reconstruction

Michels rehabilitated 75 linear feet of a 60-inch corrugated metal culvert pipe with 1-1/2" of geopolymer mortar spray-in-place pipe (SIPP) lining.Michels obtained the geopolymer mortar in dry form and mixed the material on-site prior to and during application.

Sewer & Water

Rural Wisconsin culvert repair

Wisconsin

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Rural Wisconsin culvert repair

Projects

<p>The Bakken Missouri River Crossing Project connects an existing compressor station located in the Bakken shale oil fields in Williams County, North Dakota, to a natural gas gathering system located in McKenzie County, North Dakota.</p>

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Bakken Missouri River Crossing

North Dakota

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Bakken Missouri River Crossing

Microtunneling

Schweitzer Pump House Wet Well & Intake Piping

Minnesota

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Schweitzer Pump House Wet Well & Intake Piping

Microtunneling

Columbia Water Supply

Washington

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Columbia Water Supply

The Tualatin River microtunnel set a North American record for the tightest curve radius for an 84-inch pipe.

Microtunneling

Tualatin Interceptor and Siphon Improvements Design Build

OR

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Tualatin Interceptor and Siphon Improvements Design Build

Michels constructed secant compression ring launch and receiving shafts for a microtunneling project. The launch shaft was comprised of 46 intersecting 1-meter-diameter secant piles drilled to a depth of 54 feet. The receiving shaft was comprised of 38 intersecting 1-meter-diameter piles drilled to a depth of 52 feet.

Tunneling

Conduit 16 launch and receiving shafts

Colorado

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Conduit 16 launch and receiving shafts

Michels rehabilitated a deteriorating corrugated metal pipe culvert under a busy roadway. Michels prepared the walls and floor and completed the spray application of 3-inch Millikin Geospray geopolymer mortar to the 128-inch-by-73-inch-by-75-foot culvert. In total, 68,000 pounds of material was mixed and applied.

Culvert Repair

Palos Hills Culvert Rehabilitation

Illinois

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Palos Hills Culvert Rehabilitation

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Vince Lombardi

Great teamwork can do great things.

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