Transportation

Foundations

Supporting Your Projects

Michels provides a comprehensive range of deep foundations and earth retention systems for transportation projects. Our crews and project managers know how to work efficiently and in tight spaces, and are able to time construction activities to best suit your needs. Our customers have turned to us to build shafts to support rail flyovers, permanent earth retention systems along interstate highways and other structures for safe, reliable solutions.

Techniques include:
Drilled Shafts (bell/rock sockets)
Driven Piles
Secant Piles
Helical Piers
Micropiles
Mini-Caissons
O-Cell testing

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Projects

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

Foundations

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.

Foundations

Milwaukee City Hall Foundation Restoration

Wisconsin

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Milwaukee City Hall Foundation Restoration

This Michels project consists of building 38 miles of transmission line as well as rebuilding nine miles of existing line in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Foundations

New England East-West Solutions

Massachusetts and Rhode Island

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New England East-West Solutions

Michels performed inbound and outbound structure construction.

Foundations

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.

Foundations

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

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