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Quality Designs...Every time

Cost Effective Engineering Designs

At AEG, we provide cost effective engineering solutions involving construction and design. 

Innovative Software

At AEG, we are constantly testing and using the latest technology for design and analysis.   By using the best software, we are able to provide efficient designs saving our client time and money.  

Collaboration of Engineers and Surveyors

The group includes many sole proprietors and small companies with lower overhead than larger companies.  Our group includes: Civil, Structural, Geotechnical, Mechanical, Surveyors, Contractors, and more.  

Guy Abernathy, PE, Principal

Guy graduated from Auburn University in June 1979 with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree and is registered in the state of Georgia (PE#15252)  since 1985.  He has also obtained professional license in the state of North Dakota PE7697 in April of 2012. In addition, Guy is a Level II Certified Design Professional for Erosion Control Design from the Georgia Soil Water Conservation Commission. 

Guy has managed design over commercial, residential, multifamily residential, industrial design including truck terminals, several industrial business parks, hospital sites, apartment sites and commercial sites. He has performed or managed Road design, Driveway Intersection permits, Culvert Design, Detention and Flood Plain analysis, Project Coordination and Management, Pump Station Design, Force Main Design, Outfall Sanitary Sewer design, and Storm System Design. Guy has developed a special talent and ability as an expert witness in Department of Transportation “Cost to Cure” cases. Guy has a unique ability to analyze site conditions and roughly, but accurately estimate damage to property owners in cases of condemnation and eminent domain. Guy has worked with local attorneys and County officials to represent the damaged entity with exceptional knowledge of costs and cures (references upon request) without the expense of full designs and costly engineering. Guy has developed his talents in estimation and preliminary site design to quickly assess sites for the purpose of value engineering and create a viable workable plan to proceed in design with the most practical plan of action.

Guy and Julie have been married for 35 years and have two married daughters, Fran, a school teacher and Anna Lee a realtor. Guy and Julie are avid horsemen and own a horse farm in Jackson County. Guy enjoys golfing, billiards family gatherings and tending his Jackson County horsefarm.   

As a Professional Engineer, Guy Abernathy has maintained an impeccable reputation as an innovative and practical Civil Engineer with the highest degree of personal and professional integrity. For nearly three decades of service, Guy Abernathy has maintained an excellent rapport with county and municipal officials as well as plan review agents and various community authorities.

A. Richard Whitlock, P.E., Principal

Mr. Whitlock has worked in the Civil Engineering field for over 20 years. In those years, he has performed materials testing, site design, hydrology and hydraulics, dam inspections, stability analyses, web design, database development, erosion control planning and road design. He graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2003.

In his addition to his professional activities, he also likes to use his creativity through other channels. His creations include website design, application development and the development of engineering calculators.

  • Specialties: Hydrology and Hydraulics- Flood Plain Mapping (HEC-RAS or RiverCAD), Flood routing (Hydraflow and HEC-HMS), Flood Frequency (HEC-SSP, NFF, Gumbel and Log Pearson), Dam Break Analysis (HEC-HMS and DAMBRK), Storm Design (Sewers and Culverts)
  • Site Design
  • Dam Inspections
  • Grading Plans
  • Erosion Control
  • Risk Analysis
  • Database Development
  • Programs: Civil 3D & LDD
  • RiverCAD, Microsoft Office, Pond Pac, Hydraflow, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, 2DSTAB, HEC-SSP, HEC-GEOHMS, UTEXAS, NWS DAMBRK, NWS Simple DAMBRK, NFF, ArcGIS
  • Flo-2D
  • Autodesk Infraworks
  • Atlanta Green Infrastructure