Ignition Park

Collaboration for total site redevelopment

Abonmarche worked with the City of South Bend Engineering and Community Development Departments along with the site developer, Great Lakes Capital Development, to redevelop an old Studebaker manufacturing site. This project included a sewer separation, road reconstruction and new water main, sidewalk, street lighting and trees on Franklin Street. It also included a new concrete roadway with pervious paver blocks and a subsurface detention bed under the parallel parking lanes.

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Nursing & Health Education Building

Southwestern Michigan College upholds a high level of standards for the curriculum and degrees it confers. Part of these standards is maintaining facilities to meet the evolving educational needs of a top-notch educational institution.

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Whittaker Street Redevelopment

Whittaker Street provides access to New Buffalo’s first-class beach.  The street had long been overlooked and was in need of major infrastructure repairs.

As Abonmarche designed for the necessary infrastructure improvements, it worked with city officials and residents to create a vision for the redevelopment of the community’s central business district (CBD).

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Calhoun County Building Courtyard Wins Award

Posted on: November 28, 2018

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Abonmarche congratulates Calhoun County on winning a 2018 Community Landscape Beautification Award from the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association.  Abonmarche's Kathy Burczak was the landscape architect for the project.

Douglas Road Lane Expansion

Engineering a better traffic flow

Abonmarche designed and prepared plans for reconstruction and additional travel lanes for Douglas Road, increasing the traffic lanes from two lanes to five and six lanes on the east side of the SR 23 intersection. The project provided a new Portland cement concrete pavement with curbing, sidewalks, street lighting and a new storm water management system.

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FedEx Distribution Facility

With online shopping booming, FedEx decided a large distribution center in South Bend was needed to meet demand for the company’s ground shipping services.

Abonmarche was brought in to conduct pre-construction surveys engineering, and construction administration for the project.

Preliminary engineering refined building and parking placements based on survey information and zoning ordinances.  A final site plan was completed and submitted to the Area Plan Commission and the City of South Bend for approval.

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Benton Harbor Sign Inventory

Using technology to better manage safety

Road signs are a major public safety priority. Too many signs, non-essential signs, insufficient spacing between signs, and inadequate legibility can lead to accidents and possible injuries.  As a safety measure, the City of Benton Harbor wanted to make sure all of its traffic signs were in good condition and conformed to federal standards.

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Allegan Riverfront Development

A community destination point

Abonmarche worked with the City of Allegan to develop the City’s under-used riverfront area. The riverfront area is located between picturesque buildings and the Kalamazoo River and can be seen from M-89, one of the main corridors into Allegan, making it an important potential draw for visitors driving through the City.

During the planning stages of the project, Abonmarche staff hosted and attended many public meetings, coordinating with City staff to gather area residents’ ideas for the project and to answer their questions.

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ABONMARCHE AMONG BEST PLACES TO WORK IN MICHIANA

Posted on: November 28, 2018

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News

The South Bend Tribune released its list of best places to work in Michiana and Abonmarche was the winner of the medium-size company (101 - 249 employees). 

Demotte NORWEJ Water Plant

Providing quality water to residents is a priority for the Town of DeMotte. To do so, keeping the Northwest Regional Water System (NORWEJ) in prime operating condition is imperative.  Abonmarche partners with DeMotte to provide engineering services to maintain optimal capacity and superior quality.  Providing studies and reports, Abonmarche, keeps the Town
Board abreast of issues and develops designs and plans to resolve them. Special projects also fall under Abonmarche’s realm, providing plans, specifications, permits, construction inspection, and anything else the town needs.

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