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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE W&A Engineering is pleased to announce the expansion of Land Surveying Services to the Tennessee area! In-house land surveying assures our clients that all site information gathered by our surveyors is shared with our project engineers efficiently and accurately to save time and reduce project cost. Based out of our Nashville office … Continued

W&A Engineering has been working with the nonprofit Extra Special People to develop a masterplan and provide civil engineering and landscape design services to develop an all-accessible baseball park located inside an existing park facility, Harris Shoals, located in Watkinsville, GA. As of September 16th’s council meeting, we are one step closer to breaking ground … Continued

W&A Engineering’s Chief Operating Officer, Jerry Hairston, sat down with Athens CEO to talk about his new role at W&A and his passion for helping to grow high professional teams. Learn more about Jerry by reading his bio. OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE WATCH INTERVIEW

We are excited to announce that one of W&A’s projects, the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Expansion, located in Athens, Georgia has earned a 2020 AIA Aspire South Atlantic / Woodworks Wood Design Award! Awarded to our project partner, Houser Walker Architecture, W&A Engineering is grateful to have provided civil engineering, transportation and traffic engineering, landscape architecture, … Continued

The second quarter of 2020 was like none most of us have ever seen. Over 90% of W&A’s employees started working remotely in mid-March, and that continued until mid-June as we adapted to the safety needs of COVID19. Despite these hurdles, W&A looked for opportunities to support local businesses and nonprofits hit hardest by the … Continued

W&A Engineering recently celebrated the ribbon cutting of its Monroe, Ga., office. The Athens-based company acquired John F. Brewer and Associates and established the Monroe office as a regional hub. Read More OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Interested in cool sustainable office space? If you missed the live version of the EarthCraft Light Commercial Lunch N’ Learn hosted by the Southface Institute, we now have an on-demand copy available on W&A Engineering’s YouTube Channel. The webinar features a virtual tour of W&A Engineering’s new EarthCraft certified corporate headquarters, located in the historic … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Walton County-Monroe, GA: W&A Engineering, Inc., a rapidly growing multidisciplinary engineering firm headquartered in Athens, Georgia, is excited to announce the acquisition of John F. Brewer and Associates. For more than 50 years, John F. Brewer and Associates has been a cornerstone of the community, providing land surveying services within Walton County … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAthens, GAJune 24, 2020 W&A Engineering Inc., a rapidly growing multidisciplinary engineering firm headquartered in Athens, Georgia, announced today that F. Jerry Hairston, Jr., PE has been named Chief Operating Officer. Brad Tucker, who has been acting as Interim Chief Operating Officer over the past six months and led the search for this … Continued

Historic Athens recently announced this year’s preservation award winners live from Historic Hot Corner. W&A Engineering is thrilled to be the recipient of the Historic Athens 51st Annual Preservation Award for Outstanding Rehabilitation for our firm’s newly renovated headquarters located in the early-twentieth century Southern Mill complex adjacent to the historic Boulevard neighborhood. The Outstanding … Continued

For the past 20 years, W&A Engineering and Donald W. Hansford Law have teamed up to host their Annual BBQ as a way to give thanks to the communities that support them. They invited friends, family, clients, business partners, local and state community leaders and partners, and the many people who crossed their paths over … Continued

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT Rising to the challenge amidst COVID-19 If there’s one thing COVID-19 has taught us, it’s that innovation, kindness, and compassion are fundamental to prevail during times of crisis. Much like what most companies experienced in March when most communities faced an initial disruption in the availability of personal protective equipment, the W&A management … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATHENS, GEORGIA: This year at W&A we’ve been celebrating our 20th anniversary by highlighting local businesses, in celebration of entrepreneurship throughout the community. We’ve established a Local Business Partnership and each month, we name a business and encourage the community to support them. In turn, we’ve been making donations of $500 to … Continued

W&A Engineering has been closely monitoring the developments related to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Our company operates with the goal of ensuring: the safety of our employees; the availability of our services; and compliance with public health and other government authority guidance. We wanted to take a moment to let you know that we have … Continued

2020 has been a busy year so far at W&A! As we continue to pursue our commitment to expanding our reach, the firm’s rapid growth has resulted in several new additions to our roster. Hannah Fisher- Landscape Architecture Intern Attending University of Georgia with dual majors in Landscape Architecture and Civil Engineering, Hannah will be … Continued

W&A Engineering would like to thank all of our guests who made it out to the 20th Anniversary & Open House event. Despite the rain, we had an amazing turnout with well over 300 guests in attendance throughout the evening. W&A would also like to thank our community partners that helped make the evening a … Continued

The month of February has been a busy month for the W&A staff as we prepare for two community events taking place on Thursday, February 20th. Kicking off the morning of the 20th, W&A will be hosting the ACC Industry Sustainable Industry Roundtable. Community members and business & industry professionals alike are invited to share … Continued

W&A is excited to debut our new office signage installed just this week! With the help from local art society groups, W&A set out on a search for a local artist to hand paint our company logo onto the firm’s new office building located in the Southern Mill Complex on Oneta Street. The firm wanted … Continued

Over the past three years, the Business Development Team at W&A Engineering has partnered with UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute to support the Georgia Economic Developer Program. The Georgia Certified Economic Developer (GCED) program, created in partnership with the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA), offers economic development professionals Georgia-specific training on practical topics that can be … Continued