About Williams & Sparages

Richard Williams and Chris Sparages formed Williams & Sparages to serve the needs of residential and commercial construction and development in New England. With over 45 years of combined civil engineering experience in the region, you probably drive, shop or reside where Williams & Sparages provided engineering services.

For developers and builders, Williams & Sparages has the local expertise and experience to navigate the complexities of the permitting process for any size project.

For homeowners, your home projects often require permits that may be unfamiliar to you. Williams & Sparages can provide personal service to guide you through your project, from start to finish.

For attorneys and financial institutions, Williams & Sparages provides fast, comprehensive services for due diligence reviews in P&S agreements, ALTA/ ASCM Surveys for loan underwriting, land development permitting, as well as support for local zoning filings.

For community administrators, as independent peer-review consultants, Williams & Sparages brings experience and objectivity to meet the needs of your community.



Management Team

Richard Williams, MSCE, P.E.

Richard has an extensive background in project engineering as well as construction. Over the past 25 years, he's been involved in roadway designs, commercial and residential building site design, and building foundation and structural designs throughout the Northeast. With broad experience in civil engineering design, including drainage, geotechnical, retaining wall design, water and sewer, and environmental issues, his experience reinforces the ability of Williams & Sparages to offer complete engineering services for residential, commercial and municipal projects. Richard is also an effective public speaker, presenting projects to local boards and commissions.

Richard holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. He is a registered professional engineer, a licensed construction supervisor, and certified soil evaluator in Massachusetts.


Chris Sparages, MSCE, P.E.

With over 20 years in site design and land planning, Chris brings the depth of experience necessary to meet the complex engineering demands for today's projects. With the ever-increasing complexity of local, state, and federal regulatory requirements, Chris' rich background in subdivision design, drainage calculations, hydraulic analysis, and sewerage disposal designs brings unique capabilities to Williams & Sparages that helps developers and homeowners make the right decisions on their project design and land use. Using extensive presentation experience, Chris has the ability to effectively demonstrate and present complicated engineering designs to local boards and commissions to provide a better understanding of the project.

Chris holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. Chris is also a registered professional engineer and a certified soil evaluator in Massachusetts.