Sewer & Water

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Leading the Way

Michels is regarded as the North American leader in Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD), and we are determined to stay on top. Our record-setting drills are supported by an unrivaled fleet of 20 large rigs with up to 1.2 million pounds of drilling thrust/pulling power.

Michels has successfully completed HDD crossings in all 50 states, Canada, along the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders, and internationally. Our highly respected HDD staff includes some of the most knowledgeable, talented and experienced leaders in the industry who work together to set industry records, and to develop new methods and design and fabricate equipment to expand the possibilities for using HDD in increasingly challenging situations.

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Projects

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Naval Facilities Engineering Command - Ford Island

Hawaii

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Naval Facilities Engineering Command - Ford Island

<p>The Bakken Missouri River Crossing Project connects an existing compressor station located in the Bakken shale oil fields in Williams County, North Dakota, to a natural gas gathering system located in McKenzie County, North Dakota.</p>

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Bakken Missouri River Crossing

North Dakota

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Bakken Missouri River Crossing

Michels completed a complex design-build construction project for the Jacksonville Electric Authority performing horizontal directional drilling (HDD), reaming and pullback operations for a 36" steel water main that spanned 6,575'.

Horizontal Directional Drilling

St. John's River Crossing Design Build

Florida

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St. John's River Crossing Design Build

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline

Michigan & Ohio

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Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline

Michels installed a 4,000-foot land-to-land and a 1,600-foot water-to-land installation of 16-inch pipe.

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Salem Lateral

Massachusetts

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Salem Lateral

Michels trenchlessly installed 1,500 feet of 24-inch natural gas pipeline under a highway, creek and pond in a residential neighborhood.

Horizontal Directional Drilling

North Branch Pipe Replacement

Minnesota

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North Branch Pipe Replacement

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