Accessible Sidewalks and Curb Ramps: Design to Installation


Sidewalk in Ames

Why Attend?

  • Iowa DOT and SUDAS have produced Design Standards and Plan Preparation Requirements for Accessible Sidewalks
  • Content updated for changes to the Iowa DOT and SUDAS Design Manuals
  • Accessibility of Public Rights-of-Way is Required by the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Renewed Focus on Consistent Compliance with ADA Curb Ramp Design and Work Zone Accessibility
  • Workshop will Summarize the Sidewalk, Curb Ramp, and Work Zone Portions of the Iowa DOT and SUDAS Design Manuals, and Provide Information about Plan Preparation Requirements

Who Should Attend?

This workshop will benefit state and local professionals who plan, design, inspect, and construct ADA-related facilities within the public right-of-way. State and local agency staff, consultants, and contractors are encouraged to attend.

Agenda

8:30
Registration
8:45
Setting the Stage
9:00
Summary of Updated ADA-Related Design Standards and Information
10:00
BREAK
10:15
Summary...(Continued)
10:45
Plan Components, Creation, and Tools for Production
11:00
Questions and Answers
12:00
Adjourn

Questions?

If you have questions, contact Keith Knapp at kknapp@iastate.edu or 515-294-8817.