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M-183 Garden Township Culvert Replacement

Summer 2022

Client: Plutchak Crane & Fabrication

Location: Delta County, MI

Highway M-183 in Garden Township had a culvert replacement project in which a cofferdam using steel sheet piling was required. The traffic was maintained by executing the project in two stages. This required shoring for the maintenance of traffic lane, as well as the excavation in both stages.

The existing grade elevation to the bottom of excavation reached 28 feet in depth at its greatest point.

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U.P. Sheds & U.P. Contracting Shop Building

Fall 2020

Client: U.P. Sheds/U.P. Contracting

Location: Houghton County, MI

A 4,800 square foot, tall-wall, wood-framed structure was designed. The foundation was a shallow, frost-protected monolithic, reinforced concrete slab with radiant heat.

Large garage doors were a must to aid in the efficiency of the day-to-day tasks. A comfortable 430 square foot office was built to make this shop a fully-functional point of operation.

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Coles Creek Modular Block Retaining Wall

Summer 2020

Client: Portage Lake Construction

Location: Houghton County, MI

Due to damage from a severe thunderstorm, Coles Creek road underwent a massive repair project. A portion of the project involved installing a modular block retaining wall for the roadway support.

Jurmu Engineering designed the wall with a resistance to future, severe storm events in mind. The retaining wall also incorporates safety guardrail systems at various points throughout its entirety.