Archive for June, 2010

SW+A's Sara Joyce and William O'Neal Pass Professional Engineering Exam

Sara Joyce

Seamon Whiteside + Associates is pleased to announce that Sara Joyce and William O’Neal have both passed their professional engineering exams.

To pass the professional engineering test, a minimum of four years of working within the profession under a registered P.E. is required.  The eight-hour exam covers all specialties of engineering and consists of design, analysis, application and economic questions. It is a significant accomplishment to pass the exam on the first try, which both Seamon Whiteside + Associates employees succeeded in doing.

Sara and William dedicated four months prior to the exam to studying while continuing to work on projects for SW+A.

Sara is a 2005 Clemson University graduate and has worked for SW+A for the past five years.  She provided project coordination for civil engineering and construction administration services on two award-winning projects, Moultrie Middle School and

William O’Neal

Mount Pleasant Academy.

William, a 2004 Clemson University graduate, has been providing civil engineering services including design, permitting, and construction administration with increasing responsibilities since joining Seamon Whiteside + Associates six years ago.  He is also LEED accredited and provided civil engineering services for South Carolina’s first LEED shopping center as Rivertowne Place.

Seamon Whiteside + Associates now have 11 Professional Engineers on staff.


South Carolina's First LEED Shopping Center Welcomes Harris Teeter


Rivertowne Place on Highway 41 in Mount Pleasant is the first of its kind in South Carolina. The shopping center has been designed, engineered and constructed as an environmentally sensitive project, employing LEED guidelines throughout. SW+A’s William O’Neal, P.E., LEED AP provided civil engineering and construction administration services for the project including the new Harris Teeter grocery store that opened Monday, June 21, 2010.

SW+A Attend Grand “Hoppening” of Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville

The Grand Hoppening took place on May 7-8 and celebrated the opening of the Greenville Hospital System (GHS) Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 10-mile trail built along a former rail line running from Greenville to Travelers Rest, SC that now offers a healthy venue for walkers, joggers and cyclists. SW+A worked on this project by providing design, civil engineering, and  landscape architecture for the trail. Grand Hoppening events included the second annual GHS Swamp Rabbit 5K, video dance competition, prize drawings and more. For more photos, go to