Schwartz & Associates, Inc.
Consulting Engineers



About Us

Schwartz & Associates, Inc. was established in 1981 and is a structural/highway design engineering firm with offices in Lynchburg, Roanoke, and Bristol, Virginia.  We have a staff of 24 employees in the three offices.  Bridge repair design, new bridge design, bridge safety inspection, traffic device inspection, bridge construction inspection, bridge rehabilitation inspection, roadway design and roadway construction inspection account for approximately 99 percent of the work in these offices, with the Virginia Department of Transportation being the largest client.


Schwartz & Associates, Inc., employees have been performing bridge and road construction inspections for over 44 years.  Our staff includes five Professional Engineers registered in Virginia, two of which are former VDOT District Structure & Bridge Engineers.  In addition, we have four Construction Inspectors, and other support staff who have vast knowledge and experience with detailed construction engineering.  Our Construction Management capabilities include inspection of materials and workmanship, contractor prequalification, assistance with contract negotiations, construction inspection/quality control, change order review and analysis, submittal of constructability review, cost appraisals and value engineering. 


Our firm has substantial structure and bridge inspection experience, as well as rehabilitation and new design experience of structures and bridges.  Our personnel have performed or supervised the performance of more than 40,000 structure safety inspections and designed hundreds of plans for highway structures and bridges.  This experience has been gained during the past 47 years of working with and for the Virginia Department of Transportation and 24 municipalities in Virginia. 


Schwartz & Associates, Inc., is dedicated to the principle of furnishing its clients with reliable, accurate, prompt and complete consulting services in structural engineering.  We believe in paying attention to detail during all phases of our services.  Our firm has developed a reputation for being thorough and professional, and it is because of this that many of our clients are repeat clients.