Surveying Services

Innovative Data Collection

What We Do


Accurate, reliable and responsive service is the hallmark of what has built our surveying team into one of the most respected in the Mid-Atlantic. Registered land surveyors and trained personnel operate state-of-the-art equipment while interfacing with site personnel and office technicians. We offer a full range of services including topographic, boundary, and right-of-way acquisition surveys, terra (3D) modeling, drone thermal/optical imaging and video, and robotic survey stakeout and base mapping.


Draper Aden’s Surveying Team is among the most respected in the MidAtlantic and is comprised of experts in providing surveying services that meet stringent Federal and State requirements. Our team utilizes current and advanced technologies in surveying through the on-going education and training of our survey field crews and office personnel and the use of state-of-the-art equipment and software.

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Our Surveying Services

3D Scanning
UAV (Drone) Capabilities
Aerial Topographic Surveys
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

Boundary and Topographic Surveys
Construction Staking
Design/Route Surveys
Railroad Rights-of-Way

Wetlands Delineation Surveys
ALTA (Land Title Surveys)
Mortgage Loan Surveys
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Recent Surveying Projects

Geothermal Solar (1)

Southampton Solar Farm

Aerial Services / Construction Admin/Materials Testing / Energy / Geotechnical/Geophysical / Site/Civil Engineering / Surveying
Rwsa 2

RWSA Term Contract for Surveying Services

Aerial Services / Infrastructure / Subsurface Utility Engineering / Surveying
3d laser scan

VMFA Robinson House

Institution/Healthcare / Surveying

Who We Are

In 1972, Virginia Tech graduates Joe Draper and Bill Aden formed Draper Aden Associates, a six-employee civil engineering firm in Blacksburg, Virginia. Today, it has grown into a full service consulting engineering firm with locations in Virginia and North Carolina and clients across the Mid-Atlantic region.


Making our mark

Draper Aden is focused on creating a lasting positive impact through our work. We strive to be a partner who helps municipalities, businesses, state agencies, and cultural institutions achieve their goals through expertise, collaboration, and commitment.