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Carolina Transportation Engineers & Associates (Carolina TEA) is a multi-disciplined engineering firm focused on innovation, quality and client service. We are committed to the complete satisfaction of our clients.

We provide project management, design, design review, and inspection services for bridge and rail projects.  Carolina TEA's founder, Derek Staton, has provided engineering services in North and South Carolina for more than 25 years.

The personal stake of each of our employee owners motivates us to provide exceptional client service and ensure repeat business. Our enthusiastic approach to engineering is evidenced by innovative designs that have produced millions in construction savings.

Carolina TEA incorporated in North Carolina in 2016, and we are registered with NCDOT as a Small Professional Service Firm (SPSF).  Carolina TEA is authorized to do business in South Carolina. 


Carolina TEA is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

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