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A Comprehensive Approach to Building Excellent ADA Facilities Within the Public Right-of-Way - Webinar

  • ID: 3693239
  • Webinar
  • March 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 90 pages
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
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Are all of your facilities in the public right of way in compliance?

Effective right of way utilization has become increasingly complicated over the years due to limited availability, urbanization, shrinking budgets, environmental constraints and balancing the demands of competing users. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) greatly increases this complexity by mandating additional requirements with respect to pedestrian facilities. This topic is designed to provide a comprehensive soup to nuts hands on guidance with programming, planning, permitting, engineering, construction, and maintenance of current and future pedestrian amenities within the public right of way. The goal is to equip you with realworld directions beyond minimal legal compliance in order to practically meet the needs of all users in understanding and addressing the specific and diverse needs of various disabilities such as relating to mobility, visual, and auditory.

The unique legal aspects will also be identified and explained. The information serves as a road map on how to be street smart to tangibly fulfill these laws. It is intended for a wide range of stakeholders including designers, contractors, inspectors, public officials, developers, and lawyers. You will become informed on technicalities and administrative tools and empowered to seamlessly implement excellent ADA accommodations within the built environment of the public right of way.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to define the applicable ADA laws and their requirements.
  • You will be able to describe key accessibility challenges that the ADA seeks to accommodate.
  • You will be able to identify non ADA compliant facilities within the public RW and practical solutions.
  • You will be able to review plans and construction documents for ADA compliance.
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Programming for Success
  • Policy Establishments
  • Design Reviews, Approvals, and Waivers
  • Addressing Complaints and Noncompliance
Types of Facilities
  • Sidewalks, Multi-Use Trails, and Bridges
  • Crosswalks and Ramps
  • Entrances
Practical Design
  • Signage and Signals
  • Drainage
  • Utility Poles and Obstacles
  • Transitions
  • Contract Document Requirements
  • Compliance During Construction
  • Inspecting and Verifications
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Michael Wilmore, P.E. - Wilmore Engineering, LLC
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This webinar is designed for attorneys, engineers, city administrators, county and municipal officers, presidents, vice presidents, public works and utility directors, developers, planners, project managers and architects.
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