Draper Aden Associates has announced the acquisition of C. T. Clayton, Sr., PE, Inc., of Coats, NC. The acquisition brings together two established civil engineering firms to better serve clients on a regional basis.

Operating as the firm’s fifth location, it will immediately begin offering an expanded slate of services as an office of Draper Aden Associates. Established in 2000, C. T. Clayton, Sr., P.E. Inc. is known for expertise in site planning, utilities design, waste resource engineering, geotechnical engineering, and environmental services throughout central and eastern North Carolina.
“With four established offices throughout Virginia, this move allows us a substantial growth opportunity,” says Jeff Lighthiser, CEO and president of Draper Aden Associates. “We have a successful and established history of partnering with C. T. Clayton that has mitigated many of the normal hurdles of firm acquisition, and we have hit the ground running. Both companies have a tradition of commitment to serving customers’ needs in the best of all possible ways. I am confident this will benefit our clients and our firm.”

Draper Aden Associates, founded in 1972, is a comprehensive civil engineering, environmental, and surveying firm with offices in Blacksburg, Charlottesville, Hampton Roads, and Richmond, VA.  For more information, visit our web site at www.daa.com.