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  • 5/23/2018 | E & A attends the American Assocation of Airport Exectives (AAAE) Geospatial Technologies Conference & Exhibition in Charlotte, NC. Great application of new technoligies to support Airport development and rehabilitation projects. Thanks to CLT for hosting the event! AAAE Geospatial Technoligies Conference

  • 5/9/2018 | E & A enjoyed attending the SEC-AAAE Annual Conference in Huntsville, Alabama - a locality known for celebrating engineers! Space Camp was pretty cool, if you ever get a chance to do the underwater experience is worth the trip!







  • 4/10/2018 | E & A signs a contract to provide Fiber Optic Network design services for the Town of Ashland, VA. Happy to be onbaord with the Town!

  • 3/28/2018 | E & A attends the North Carolina Airports Association Annual Convention at the Grove Park Inn located in Ashville, NC. Thanks to Lisa Edwards with NCAA for putting together this yearly event! NCAA Annual Convention

  • 3/14/2018 | E & A attends the VDOT DBE Roundtable event in Richmond, VA. Thanks to Sandra Norman for organizing the event and including us in the discussions. As an added bonus, got to meet the new VDOT Commissioner, Stephen Brich, P.E. Congratulations on the appointment Steve! VDOT Commissioner

  • 10/26/2017 | E & A just completed a successful pre-design kick off meeting for rehabilitation of Runway 12/30 at Blue Ridge Regional Airport in Martinsville, VA. The rehabilitation of the 5,002 foot runway is scheduled for a Spring 2019 construction start date. Blue Ridge Regional Airport

  • 10/5/2017 | E & A is starting the Fiber Optic Network design contract for the Wired Road Authority in Galax, VA. This project will provide a 4.25 mile extension to an existing fiber optic network. The planned extension will connect the Wildwood Commerce Park with the Carroll County Industrial Park, connect businesses in the SW Virginia Farmers Market, and connect other businesses and residents along the route.

  • 10/3/2017 | E & A will be a part of the Kimley Horn team selected to rehabilitate the primary runway at Norfolk International Airport! Very excited to be a part of the KH Team and looking forward to working with the Airport to complete a successful project!

  • 9/20/2017 | Off to Portsmouth, VA for the 2017 Virginia Engineer's Conference. Great place to network with colleagues and earn Profesional Development Hours for Professional Engineers. Virginia Engineers Conference 2017

  • 8/16/2017 | Time for some home cookin' at the yearly Virginia Aviation Conference at the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, VA. Several big projects requesting funding support from our Viginia Aviation Board - fingers scrossed! Looking forward to supporting our clients with their project requests.

  • 8/4/2017 | Thanks to Charlotte Douglas International Airport for hosting the Smart Airports & Regions Conference in Uptown Charlotte. Great event! Smart Airports & Regions Conference 2017

  • 6/20/2017 | Washington DC bound for the Airport Consultants Council Technical Workshop event. ACC Airports Technical Workshop

  • 6/7/2017 | Happy to sponsor a great team for the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center annual fund raiser at the River Course. GO HOKIES! VTCRC

  • 5/16/2017 | Great opportunity to support the engineering community at the ECVPAC yearly fundraiser at the The Foundry Club! Advocacy for Engineering Firms

  • 4/27/2017 | E & A enjoyed attending the SEC-AAAE Annual Conference in Knoxville, TN. A great event and chance to collaborate with industry professionals.

  • 4/21/2017 | E & A is expanding! Click on the links to see our job postings for the Blacksburg, VA area: (1) Senior Engineer / Construction Manager (2) Entry Level Civil Engineer

  • 3/27/2017 | Enjoyed the NCAA Conference this year in Pinehurst, NC. A must attend event if you're working on Airports in North Carolina!

  • 3/6/2017 | E & A is selected as general on-call consultant for New River Valley Airport! We look forward to serving the New River Valley Airport Commission!

  • 2/21/2017 | Great ACC Technical Symposium this year in New Orleans. Really enjoyed the ISI Envision for land development projects and even had some time to enjoy the start of Mardi Gras!

  • 2/2/2017 | Mark McGuire serves as Emcee at the ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards at the Jefferson Hotel in downtown Richmond. Congratulations to all the winners and to DMWPV and Schnabel Engineering for winning the 2017 Pinnacle Award! ACEC EEA Gala 2017

  • 11/14/2016 | E & A attends the ACC Yearly conference in Palm Springs, Florida. Great networking event and we even made the Annual Report Cover! ACC 2016 Annual Report

  • 7/30/2016 | Congratulations to Dan McKinney and the other attendees for obtaining their Certified Member (C.M.) credentials from AAAE.

  • 6/24/2016 | Mark McGuire serves as Emcee at the ACEC Virginia Annual Conference at the Hotel Roanoke. Congratulations to all of the new Board members and Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) graduates.




    A special thanks to Ben Lilly, outgoing President and now National Director and Paul Diggs, incoming President for 2016 - 2017. Great group of people! ACEC VA Facebook

  • 2/4/2016 | E&A attends the ACEC Virginia Engineering
    Excellence Awards at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, VA. Congratulations to all of the Merit, Honor, and Grand Award Winners! This year, Draper Aden Associates took home the Pinnacle Award for their East End Theater Restoration project in the Church Hill neighborhood on the east side of Richmond, VA. Mark McGuire from E&A served as Emcee for the event. ACEC EEA Gala 2016

  • 2/3/2016 | E&A attends the Virginia Aviation Business Association Legislative Reception at the Library of Virginia. VABA website

  • 10/2/2015 | Nice article about the Charles City County Dark Fiber Network project! CCC Article

  • 8/18-21/2015 | E&A attends the Virginia Aviation Conference at the Homestead Resort in Hot springs, VA. Congratulations to all of the aviation award recipients for 2015!

  • 6/4/2015 | E&A was selected as the prime consultant by Charles City County, VA to design the new Dark Fiber Network System scheduled for development along State Route 106 and the Roxbury Industrial Center. The project is scheduled for construction in the fall of 2015.

  • 3/30/2015 | E&A was selected as part of the Mead & Hunt Team for on-call Architectural Services at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport providing Civil Engineering services and helping meet the small business / DBE goals.

  • 3/24/2015 | E&A was selected to provide on-call aviation consulting services to the Blue Ridge Regional Airport in Martinsville, VA.

  • 3/22-24/2015 | E&A attended the North Carolina Airports Assocition Annual Convention in Pinehurst, NC.

  • 3/20/2015 | E&A was selected to provide Construction Management services for the upcoming 1,870 foot Runway 12-30 extension project at the Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport

  • 2/18-20/2015 | E&A attends the ACC Technical Symposium in Denver, Colorado. Congrats to ACC on their record attendance of over 800 professionals!

  • 1/29/2015 | Virginia House Bill 1835 updates the Virginia Public Procurement Act impacting the engineering community. The approved wording supports continued use of Qualification Based Selection (QBS) for professional services and adherence to the Brooks Act.
    01/13/15 House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
    02/24/15 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
    02/25/15 Senate: Read third time
    02/25/15 Senate: Reading of substitute waived
    02/25/15 Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 15105130D-S1
    02/25/15 Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
    02/26/15 House: Senate substitute rejected by House 15105130D-S1 (1-Y 98-N)
    02/26/15 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N)
    02/26/15 Senate: Senate requested conference committee
    02/26/15 House: House acceded to request
    02/26/15 House: Conferees appointed by House
    02/26/15 House: Delegates: Gilbert, Yost, Ward
    02/26/15 Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
    02/26/15 Senate: Senators: Ruff, Reeves, Petersen

  • 1/24/2015 | E & A was selected as part of the MBP Team for Construction, Engineering & Inspection (CEI) services for the $40 million VDOT South Gate Interchange project.

  • 8/1/2014 | E & A was selected as part of the AECOM Team to provide on-call Consulting services to the VDOT Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment (OIPI).
  • Supporting Our Industry...

    We actively participate with professional engineering and planning organizations which contribute voluntary efforts towards improving our engineering communities and quality of life.


    • A.C.C. Airports Consultants Council

    • A.C.E.C. American Council of Engineering Companies

    • N.S.P.E. National Society of Professional Engineers

    • S.A.M.E. Society of American Military Engineers

    Our engineering community benefits from a unified voice supporting programs and initiatives beneficial to our industry. Although differences often remain on specific items in our political proposals it's important to speak up and be heard on behalf of our engineering companies for programs important to our industry. Transportation Legislative Support Letter