Michael Bennett joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Roadway Design Engineer in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 13, 2024) – Michael Bennett, PE, has joined Neel-Schaffer as a Senior Roadway Design Engineer, based in the firm’s Columbia office.

Michael has more than 20 years of experience as a roadway designer. He also has experience in roadway drainage design, land development, and drainage review at the county government level. He has worked on multiple large projects for the South Carolina Department of Transportation, including the ongoing $2 billion Carolina Crossroads project.

His first assignment with Neel-Schaffer will be another SCDOT project, providing final design and construction plans for a project to replace the US 301 bridge over the Savannah River in Allendale County, South Carolina, and Screven County, Georgia.

“Michael’s experience and expertise adds strength to our transportation team from a technical design aspect,” said Philip Sandel, Neel-Schaffer’s South Carolina Operations Manager. “This is a service we continue to expand in South Carolina, and adding a talented, experienced Design Engineer like Michael helps us continue to grow and provide the services our clients in South Carolina need and have come to expect from us.”

Michael is a Registered Professional Engineer in South Carolina and Florida. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida.