Marine Construction

Tyco Dockwall

Tyco Dockwall

Scope

Michels remediated a 5,400-linear foot dock wall to facilitate environmental dredging of the Menominee River at TYCO Fire Products, a manufacturing facility adjacent to the southern shore of the Menominee River. This project was completed in an environmentally sensitive Great Lakes Basin area, and was monitored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Michels installed 193 30-inch shafts that were socketed into 3 to 8 feet of bedrock beneath the river. Additionally, Michels installed casing, drilled shafts, rock sockets, tremie-poured shafts and H-piles. A vibratory drill was used to install many parts of the project to tip elevation.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Metra Lombard Station

Illinois

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Metra Lombard Station

Michels worked in close proximity to live freight and pedestrian rail traffic and overhead rail signal lines to construct a temporary pedestrian train platform.

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Train Platform

Illinois

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Train Platform

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

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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.

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Parking Garage

Wisconsin

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Parking Garage

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