From the article:
“But the bigger issue was store accessibility, because the original design for temporary accessibility made it much harder for customers to actually get in the front doors, she said.”
In addition to the accessibility issue, the observant reader will note the sidewalk closure, pictured right, and the bicycle barricades (see the article online) are not ADA-compliant.
A drum and a sign do not serve as a detectable sidewalk closure. 1 drum doesn’t close the full width of the sidewalk. Nor is the drum detectable by hand or walking device; those with limited vision will not know what message the drum / sidewalk closure conveys.
The bicycle barricades do not appear to interlock, but even if they do, the gap between bottom horizontal bar and the ground is far more than the maximum 2″. Also, the barricade feet protrude into the walkway, which is a trapping hazard for anyone, especially those with limited vision or those who use walking devices.
So, call us already, and book our workshop, “Building Accessible Work Zones”, at no charge to you and 20 of your closest colleagues.
Some restrictions are applicable. But, call us anyway!none