Foundations

Train Platform

Train Platform

Scope

Michels worked in close proximity to live freight and pedestrian rail traffic and overhead rail signal lines to construct a temporary pedestrian train platform across the street from Silver Cross Field in Illinois. Michels used an excavator-mounted, high-reach vibratory hammer to install 460 linear feet of driven sheet pile within 20 feet of the live rail traffic. Michels also drove 12 3/4-inch diameter pipe pile to rock using a crane with swinging leads and a hydraulic hammer to support a prefabricated ramp to access the platform.

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.

Foundations

River Point Plaza

Illinois

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River Point Plaza

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.

Foundations

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.

Foundations

Metra Lombard Station

Illinois

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Metra Lombard Station

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

Foundations

IDOT Torrence Avenue

Illinois

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IDOT Torrence Avenue

Michels installed 64 micropiles to construct a deep foundation system for an existing parking garage.

Foundations

Parking Garage

Wisconsin

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Parking Garage

Michels installed 400 LF of sheet piling and 992 pipe piles to support construction in downtown Milwaukee.

Foundations

Sports Arena

Wisconsin

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Sports Arena

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