ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Improvement Program - 2021 (CRP 5922)
Construction on Group 2 of the 2021 ADA Improvement Program (CRP 5922) began June 23. The majority of the work is complete. Minimal work is expected to take place in August.
Construction on Group 1 began July 29, and is expected to be complete in mid-August.
About the Project Planned improvements are intended to improve accessibility and sidewalk connectivity.
The 2021 locations include:
Group 1: Ainsworth Avenue South at 110 Street South
Group 2: 168th Street East (Gem Heights Drive East to 171st Street Court East)
Group 1 Improvements
About 90 feet of sidewalk will be replaced along Ainsworth Avenue South north of the road’s intersection with 110th Street South. The new sidewalk will be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Crews will also install curb ramps that are compliant with the ADA on the north sides of the intersection.
Work hours will be 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. The road may be reduced to one lane with alternating traffic during work hours.
Pedestrian access will be maintained through the project area.
Group 2 Improvements
Sections of sidewalk that are not in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards will be removed and replaced on both sides of the road.
Curb ramps that are not in compliance with the ADA will be removed and replaced with ADA-compliant curb ramps. Curb ramps will also be added at locations that currently don’t have ramps.
New curbs and gutters will be installed at sites where the sidewalks and curb ramps are replaced.
Work hours will be 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. The two-lane road may be reduced to one lane with alternating traffic during work hours.
Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the project area.
Contractor and funding
Sound Pacific Construction, LLC is the project contractor for both locations. The construction cost for both locations is approximately $465,000 and is funded with County Road Funds.