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Project Owner:  City of Hobart

The City of Hobart is located in Lake County, Indiana, United States. With a population of 29,059 according the 2010 census the City’s has seen recent growth in commercial, business, medical, and light industrial uses.

The 61st Avenue Phase 3 Project was led by Mayor Brian K. Snedecor with his team approach to accomplishing progress. The City created the 61st Avenue Joint Governing Commission, made up of a majority from the City’s Board of Public Works & Safety and Redevelopment Commission to oversee the project from beginning to end and assure consistency and forward momentum. Additionally, the City of Hobart Sanitary District was involved in the sanitary sewer related decisions to assure the project considered the current and future needs of the waste water collection system.








Project Owner: Lake County

Lake County has a total of 626 square miles and a population of nearly 485,000. The County through its Highway Department is responsible to the maintenance, rehabilitation, and replacement of most bridges with a span of 20 feet or more. Lake County Commissioners, Council and Engineering Staff provided support in adding the rehabilitation of the Bridge No. 102, carrying 61st Avenue over Deep River, to the City’s project to provide for a corridor with consistency in improvements.







Project Designer: Butler, Fairman & Seufert, Inc.

Butler, Fairman & Seufert (BF&S), is a premier full-service civil engineering firm with approximately 150 employees including Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects, Architecture Historians and technical support staff. BF&S was founded in 1961 to provide civil engineering solutions for better communities. BF&S is well known for our depth of technical expertise and responsive service. Headquartered in Indianapolis with offices in Lafayette, Merrillville, Fort Wayne, Plainfield and Jeffersonville, BF&S provides communities across the state with high quality engineering for infrastructure solutions.









Project Designer: Ratio Architects

RATIO is an interdisciplinary design practice offering services in landscape architecture, architecture, preservation, urban design and planning and graphic design. After 30 years, RATIO has evolved to a firm of more than 90 design professionals that bring a diverse wealth of expertise from their experiences on a myriad of project types and sizes, at local, national and international levels. The firm’s four studio locations in Indianapolis, IN; Raleigh, NC; Champaign, IL; and Chicago, IL allow their team of designers to cross geographic boundaries and provide a high level of design excellence throughout the country.








Project Prime Contractor: G. E. Marshall

G.E. Marshall Inc. is a top contractor in Northwest Indiana and beyond.  G.E. Marshall has decades of experience in excavation, grading, utilities, and demolition. Their professional staff have built a tradition of excellence in site work with a history of projects that are done right and are completed on time.











Project Construction Contact

Brandon Towle



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