Surveying your future, Engineering your success.

Awards & Testimonials


  • 2010 DGIF – Lawnes Creek Replacement Dock and Pier Surry County, VA – This project received a national award for design and construction   through the States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA). This dock was the  2010 recipient for outstanding project mid-size access.     
  • 2009 Virginia Association of Surveyors Plat Contest Miscellaneous Survey 1st Place
  • 2005 Small Business of the Year awarded by the Lynchburg, VA Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • 2003 Virginia Association of Surveyors Plat Contest Topographical Survey 2nd Place
  • 2002 Traditional Building Magazine – Palladio Awards Program Winner: Palladio Award (with Frazier Associates, Architect) Category: Commercial & Civic Architecture: New Design & Construction Project: Staunton, VA, Municipal Parking Garage
  • 2001 Virginia Association of Surveyors Plat Contest Topographical Survey 2nd Place


“Throughout the $2.3M dollar advanced site work portion of the contract the civil design has been both timely and accurate with minimal changes and corrections. Hurt and Proffitt has been responsive to the Authority’s needs and very helpful in negotiations and planning during the design phase ofthe project. Additionally, Hurt and Proffitt has been able to provide other needed services such as Surveying, Environmental Monitoring, Material Testing and Construction Inspection. They are to be commended for their work in developing a very difficult tract in an undesirable terrain into a useable and desirable site.”
Elton Blackstock,  Adminstrator,  Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority

“We have been very pleased in our decision of selecting Hurt and Proffitt, as they have been very proactive not only in the design aspect of the water system upgrades, but also in securing the necessary funding to complete the project… The firm is very knowledgeable and professional and have worked extremely well with myself, Town Council, and Town staff.”
John S. Rorer, Mayor, Town of Goshen

“Though our association with your firm began as just a $25,000 planning grant, it turned into a much bigger project with the awarding of stimulus ARRA Funds. This would not have happened if the PER had not met all of the qualifications of VDH… We are extremely grateful to be working with Hurt & Proffitt engineer Brian Cossman as the project manager. He has the expertise to know how to analyze the issues, then knows how to make decisions in order to make it happen.”
Lynn G. Frith, Town Manager and Chief of Police, Town of Boones Mill

“In 2005, the Town of Charlotte Court House selected Hurt & Proffitt, Inc. to provide engineering services for a large water improvements project… We have had a good working relationship with Hurt & Proffitt, Inc. They are very professional, and always ensure that our inquiries and concerns are handled promptly and efficiently.” 
Stephen D. Walker, Mayor, Town of Charlotte Court House

“Hurt & Proffitt, and its predecessor corporations, has provided a wide variety of consulting engineering services to our Authority continuously for more than 38 years… During this time, we have always been pleased with their skills, responsiveness and professionalism. The long-term duration of this working relationship is the highest compliment we can pay and what we believe is the best recommendation possible.”
– Dan French, Director of Public Utilities, Amherst County Service Authority 

“The IDA is very pleased with the results. It is coming in on time and on budget, which is always a very good thing. The entire staff at Hurt & Proffitt, Inc. is very knowledgeable, they have also been most helpful and conducted themselves in a very professional manner.”
Sharon Carney, Director of  Development & Tourism, Prince Edward IDA

“Hurt & Proffitt, Inc., was the engineering group that worked with our general contractor and architect to build our middle school in Charlotte County. I can’t say enough about the quality, timeliness and professionalism of their work. The coordination of their work and the quality of their work was exemplary.”
Larry Dunn, Superintendent, Charlotte County Public Schools

“Hurt & Proffitt, Inc., was contracted by Halifax County Public Schools to perform inspection/testing services at Clays Mill, Scottsburg and Sydnor Jennings Elementary Schools during facilities upgrades … Hurt & Proffitt employees were prompt, professional and courteous in providing their services. Reports and invoices for services were clear and concise.”
Larry D. Roller, Director of Operations, Halifax County Public Schools

“Hurt & Proffitt, Inc., has been employed by Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center for the past several years to provide engineering, surveying, and site planning services for building sites, parking lots, water system and sewer system … It is great when a plan comes together and this one did because the people at Hurt & Proffitt had the customer’s best interest in mind at all times.”
Preston Willson, Dev. Director, Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center
– Richard Pulliam, Center Director, Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center

“Appomattox County Public Schools selected Hurt & Proffitt, Inc., to do the required independent testing during construction of our new elementary school … We have found their work to be correct and complete. All testing has been properly documented and they have always been on-site when requested. Above all, their personnel have been most cooperative with our requests … Hurt & Proffitt’s work has been accepted by the engineers and architect in every instance.”
– Walter F. Krug, Superintendent, Appomattox Co. Public Schools
– William Perrow, Director of Business, Appomattox Co. Public Schools

“We just completed a $2 million project with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on which Hurt & Proffitt was responsible for all of the quality control testing, both soil and concrete. I would recommend their organization to any firm for consideration in the testing requirements of the project.”
A.C. Arnn, PE, Vice President, W.C. English, Inc.