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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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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Grand Avenue

“Can you come back again next year?”

It’s a question engineering firms don’t often hear from residents impacted by construction, but that’s what Abonmarche staff were asked by Grand Haven residents following our Grand Avenue reconstruction project.

Abonmarche completed design, permitting, bidding, and construction administration and inspection services on a tricky 0.4 mile-section of Grand Avenue in Grand Haven. Roadway and utility construction began in April 2016 and was completed in September 2016.

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NEW BRIDGE IN PLACE

Posted on: October 19, 2018

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As part of a $1.2 million project, a pedestrian bridge spanning 210 feet of the Paw Paw River was installed to connect Benton Harbor with St. Joseph.  Weighing in at 175,000 pounds, the bridge will link boardwalks and trails, which will be finished in the spring.

Human Resources Manager

Posted on: October 17, 2018

At Abonmarche, our reputation is built on trust, passion, reliability, and quality.  We are committed to exceeding the needs of each client.  We work closely with our clients to understand what they need to accomplish and what they hope to achieve.  Then we put our expert technical and creative skills to work – and help them create a great place.

WHAT LIES BENEATH

Posted on: October 16, 2018

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The next time you run over a manhole cover, think about what’s underneath. The iron lid on the street is covering a massive structure which provides for the function of pipes and valves serving a community’s utility systems. As the following photographs from recent projects show, what lies beneath the cover is much more than people realize.

ABONMARCHE HIRE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Posted on: October 16, 2018

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Kaitlyn “Kait” Bullock joined Abonmarche as a Graphic Designer. She has a Digital Media degree from Kendall College of Art and Design and more than five years of Graphic Design experience. Kait will work closely with our Business Development, Marketing and Engineering groups to assist with graphic needs.