Foundations

110 N Carpenter

110 N Carpenter

Scope

Michels built 458 secant piles and 100 caissons in 90 days for a 10-story, 600,000-square-foot building on the site of the new McDonald's corporate headquarters. Each secant pile was 34 inches in diameter; and drilled to a depth between 40 and 100 feet. The caissons and secant piles make up an exposed basement wall for a two-story underground parking structure. Tremie pouring was used in all shafts 60 feet or deeper. Michels also drove sheet piling in the middle of the site for an elevator shaft and utility room.

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.

Deep Foundations

River Point Plaza

Illinois

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River Point Plaza

Michels built caissons and installed H-pipes for the Torrence Avenue Bridge along the Grand Calumet River.

Deep Foundations

IDOT Torrence Avenue

Illinois

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IDOT Torrence Avenue

Michels installed 53 caissons in Massachusetts.

Deep Foundations

Cabot Tap Line Rebuild

Massachusetts

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Cabot Tap Line Rebuild

Michels constructed a deep foundation package for the renovation of and addition to a four-story structure to create the Domestic Violence Courthouse for Cook County in Chicago's South Loop.

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Domestic Violence Courthouse

Illinois

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Domestic Violence Courthouse

Michels was selected as the foundations contractor for a caissons and earth retention system project.

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State and Huron

Illinois

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State and Huron

Michels installed 36 transmission line caisson foundations that were between 6-7 feet in diameter and 30 feet deep in hard rock conditions.

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W175 Transmission Line

Massachusetts

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W175 Transmission Line

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