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New England East-West Solutions

New England East-West Solutions

Scope

This Michels project consists of building 38 miles of bundled 345kV transmission line as well as rebuilding and reconductoring nine miles of existing bundled 345kV in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. A total of five transmission lines are being installed in the Interstate Reliability Project (IRP) corridor. Michels is also built 270 poured concrete foundations for transmission towers and more than 600 direct embed excavations for more than 300 towers. Fifteen drill rigs and customized tools were used to handle large amounts of hard granite bedrock and large boulders in the area.

Projects

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

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Elementis Dock Wall

Wisconsin

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Elementis Dock Wall

Michels constructed a temporary earth retention system, excavated the work area, and installed 218 micro piles under Milwaukee City Hall.

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Milwaukee City Hall Foundation Restoration

Wisconsin

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Milwaukee City Hall Foundation Restoration

Michels performed inbound and outbound structure construction.

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Lake Shore Drive

Illinois

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Lake Shore Drive

The HZ Wind project in Iowa is a project consisting of Wind turbines on 70m and 80m tower sections.

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HZ Windfarm Iowa

Iowa

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HZ Windfarm Iowa

Michels designed and installed a foundation system to repair the quickly failing Madison Street Bridge House, which was sitting on deteriorating wood piles that caused the building to settle and lean to the southeast.

Foundations

Madison Street Bridge House

Illinois

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Madison Street Bridge House

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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when no one is looking.

Henry Ford

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