Auger Cast Piles

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Project Overview

Challenge: Small construction site; working campus atmosphere; and two historical trees on site during the construction process.

Solution: Extreme caution and knowledge in equipment selection and timing on behalf of our crews.

The Main Library at Michigan State University serves as the center for the campus community’s knowledge base, on-campus-research, and quiet study. However, it houses many aging items that require temperature and humidity control for their preservation. This is accomplished using devices called steam absorption chillers, which create chilled water for the building's air-conditioning system.

It was discovered during a maintenance inspection that the significant components of the chillers had reached the end of their service life and need to be replaced. The first phase of the replacement – the one for which T... Read more

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Project Details

A.Z. Shmina, Inc. (general contractor)
Michigan State University Library

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