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

Foundations

Fiserv Forum

Wisconsin

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Fiserv Forum

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 installed 36 transmission line caisson foundations that were between 6-7 feet in diameter and 30 feet deep in hard rock conditions.

Foundations

W175 Transmission Line

Massachusetts

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W175 Transmission Line

Michels was contracted to design and install secant shafts as temporary earth retention to allow for the excavation of approximately 71 feet below grade to install a new pump station.

Foundations

Pump Station 4 Reconstruction

Illinois

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Pump Station 4 Reconstruction

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