Applying the Americans with Disabilities Act in Work Zones: A Practitioner GuideAbstract:
Many practitioners are looking for guidance and examples of common solutions for complying with the American with Disabilities Act to assist them in the development of their designs and specifications for work zone projects. This guideline highlights the practices of State Departments of Transportation, including sample layouts for managing pedestrian travel through the work area, and provides specifications that will enable practitioners to meet ADA requirements. The guideline presents sample scenarios and existing U.S. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) typical applications to demonstrate to practitioners options for identifying and solving common ADA design challenges.
– Accommodating pedestrians in work zones
– MUTCD guidance on pedestrians in work zones
– State Department of Transportation sample layouts
The target audiences for this guideline is temporary traffic control designers and manufacturers of ADA devices.
Electronic files only
Publication Date: 2012
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Cost is free and for a hard copy, contact ATSSA, 540-368-1701, [email protected].
Topics: Accessibility; Best Practices; Pedestrian Safety; Temporary Traffic Control; Work Zone Design