Calumet River Direct Pipe
- Location Illinois
MethodsDirect Pipe, horizontal curve
Michels Directional Crossings successfully installed 1,530 feet of 36-inch diameter steel pipeline underneath of the Calumet River just south of Chicago, IL. Michels used Direct Pipe technology to execute the challenging trenchless installation for this natural gas pipeline replacement project. The project included a 9.32-degree horizontal curve implemented at a 3,000-foot radius and 7-degree entry and exit angles.