handicap accessibility

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

A federal law, enacted in 1990, requiring that public accommodations be accessible to those having physical disabilities; this law mandates that existing physical barriers be replaced or modified so there are no impediments to access by the physically disabled. For detailed information, write the US Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, 1801 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20507. See American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standard A117.1-1992. Also see Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards and physical disability.
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Next will come the process of soliciting bids to design and build a facility that will have to meet more stringent requirements than the old pool did, including handicap accessibility.
Tenders are invited for casino handicap accessibility project.
Included in the construction is a new elevator and handicap accessibility.
Selectmen asked Public Works Superintendent Gary Kellaher to estimate the cost of installing double doors for improved handicap accessibility at Glenwood.
Before the shelter is issued a permanent permit, it needed to submit a fire emergency plan, post signs for fire crews to locate the shelter, create an access through the fenced area to the trailers, and then add smoke detectors and handicap accessibility ramps.
The 25-year-old development of rental duplexes will be completely upgraded with new interior and exterior features, including new roofing, new appliances, ramps and rails to provide handicap accessibility, insulation, and other improvements.
Contract notice: Preparation Of Preliminary Diagnoses: Lot 01: Geotechnical Diagnosis And Recognition Of Foundations And Lot 02: Diagnosis And Pattern Recognition, As Part Of The Paris High Schools Handicap Accessibility On Operation Of Category C And D.
to manage handicap accessibility upgrades at Princeton University's Princeton Stadium.
A committee has been working on plans to renovate the building, adding handicap accessibility to the basement and second-floor auditorium.
With the issue of handicap accessibility, we have streets all over the community that exceed 5 percent,'' Sellers said.
The new construction will require handicap accessibility, restrooms, new windows, exterior finishes, roofing and a new fire alarm and sprinkler system, plumbing to include medical needs and DATA/IT needs.
This product is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by meeting handicap accessibility requirements.