ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities

Please Note:  Paragraph 20 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within nine (9) months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County provide signage as necessary to comply with 28 C.F.R. §35.163(b), after having surveyed all facilities that are the subject of this Agreement for the purpose of identifying those that have multiple entrances not all of which are accessible.

The chart below lists the facilities surveyed by the Department, the access issues identified during the survey, and the actions required to correct the access issues.  Required actions are listed using an alphanumeric code.  The key to the alphanumeric codes is provided in Attachment M to this Agreement. 

In order to ensure that the following spaces and elementsin the County's facilities in which alterations occurred after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the County will take the actions referenced by the alphanumeric code and described in detail in Attachment M to this Settlement Agreement within the time period specified below, which time period will begin to run on the effective date of this Agreement.

Item # Access Issue Required Action Completion Date
1. Norfolk County Superior Court    
1.1. Entrance Ramp.  The ramp is inaccessible because the bottom landing has a slope of 6.9% and the level landing at the change in direction is only 50 inches deep. R3 24 months
1.2. Entrances.  The building does not have directional signage posted at inaccessible entrances and does not have the International Symbol of Accessibility posted at accessible entrances. D16 24 months
1.3. Court Rooms 3 and 10, 1st Floor (Existing)    
1.3.1. The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 24 inches wide. D24 24 months
1.3.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 7 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
1.3.3. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
1.3.4. The council tables are inaccessible because they provide 252 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
1.3.5. The witness stand is inaccessible because it can be accessed only by a step and the entrance is 182 inches wide. AA8 24 months
1.3.6. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 24 months
1.4. Women's Single User Toilet Room, 1st Floor    
1.4.1. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR17 24 months
1.4.2. The doors are inaccessible because they require 9 and 10 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
1.4.3. The outer door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
1.4.4. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 24 months
1.5. Jury Rooms 6 and 9, 1st Floor    
1.5.1. The door is inaccessible because it requires 8 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
1.5.2. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
1.5.3. The door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 24 months
1.5.4. The council tables are inaccessible because they provide 252 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
1.5.5. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to people with disabilities. SU13 24 months
1.6. 1st Floor Drinking Fountain by Courtroom 10.  Although an accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. DF3 24 months
1.7. Clerk of Court Office    
1.7.1. The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 27 inches wide. D24 24 months
1.7.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 6 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
1.7.3. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
1.7.4. The door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 24 months
1.8. Route to Clerk's Office    
1.8.1. The route outside the Clerk of Court's Office is inaccessible because there are less than 80 inches of head room provided underneath the stairs, with no cane detectable barrier. AR7 24 months
1.8.2. The wooden mailbox protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
1.9. Elevator.  The elevator is inaccessible because the hall call buttons are mounted with the centerline 41 inches above the finished floor. E3 24 months
1.10. Basement Drinking Fountain.  Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. DF3 24 months
1.11. Women's Basement Toilet Room with Stalls    
1.11.1. The door is inaccessible because it requires 9 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
1.11.2. The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom of the apron is 272 inches above the finished floor. TR11 24 months
1.11.3. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. ST2 24 months
1.11.4. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. ST8 24 months
1.11.5. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 48 inches from the rear wall. ST7 24 months
1.11.6. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted 302 inches above the finished floor. ST12 24 months
1.12. Men's Basement Toilet Room with Stalls    
1.12.1. The toilet room sign does not contain the International Symbol of Accessibility. TR17 24 months
1.12.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
1.12.3. The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom of the apron is 28 inches above the finished floor. TR11 24 months
1.12.4. The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware. TR10 24 months
1.12.5. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 24 months
1.12.6. The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 23 inches above the finished floor and the flush control is 48 inches above the finished floor. TR20 24 months
1.12.7. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. ST8 24 months
1.12.8. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 49 inches from the rear wall. ST7 24 months
1.12.9. The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is it is mounted 7 inches from the side wall. ST4 24 months
1.13. Men's Basement Toilet Room with Stalls down Ramp.  The toilet room is inaccessible and there is no signage directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. TR16 24 months
1.14. Courtroom 20, 3rd Floor (Existing)    
1.14.1. The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 202 inches wide. D24 24 months
1.14.2. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
1.14.3. The door is inaccessible because there is a : inch high threshold. D22 24 months
1.14.4. The witness stand is inaccessible because it can be accessed only by a 6 inch high step and there is insufficient clear floor space to accommodate a wheelchair. AA8 24 months
1.14.5. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 24 months
1.15. Courtroom 25, 3rd Floor    
1.15.1. The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 22 inches wide. D24 24 months
1.15.2. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
1.15.3. The door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 24 months
1.15.4. The witness stand is inaccessible because it can be accessed only by a 6 inch high step and the route into it is too narrow. AR2 24 months
1.15.5. The routes to the jury box are inaccessible because they are only 26 and 27 inches wide. AR3 24 months
1.15.6. The route throughout the courtroom is inaccessible because the loose carpet is not stable and slip resistant. AR2 24 months
1.15.7. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 24 months
1.16. Probation Office    
1.16.1. The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
1.16.2. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
1.16.3. The door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 24 months
1.17. Main Courtroom, 3rd Floor    
1.17.1. The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 30 inches wide. D24 24 months
1.17.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 12 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
1.17.3. The door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 24 months
1.17.4. The witness stand and jury box are inaccessible because they can be accessed only by steps. AR2 24 months
1.17.5. The counsel tables are inaccessible because they provide 252 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
1.17.6. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 24 months
1.18. 3rd Floor Lock-Up across from Main Courtroom    
1.18.1. The door to cell 111 is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 28 inches. D25 24 months
1.18.2. The toilet is inaccessible because there is insufficient clear floor space provided. SU16 24 months
1.18.3. The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 15 inches above the finished floor. SU18 24 months
1.18.4. The toilet is inaccessible because there are no grab bars provided. SU10 24 months
1.18.5. The lavatory is inaccessible because the top of the rim is 35 inches above the finished floor. TR11 24 months
2. Dedham District Court    
2.1. The ramps are inaccessible because the ends of the handrails are not rounded or returned. R2 24 months
2.2. Men's 1st Floor Single User Toilet Room    
2.2.1. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 24 months
2.2.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 12 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
2.2.3. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 24 months
2.2.4. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 24 months
2.2.5. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 24 months
2.2.6. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 63 inches above the finished floor. TR5 24 months
2.2.7. The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 16 inches above the finished floor. SU18 24 months
2.2.8. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 212 inches from the side wall. SU15 24 months
2.2.9. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 24 months
2.2.10. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 472 inches from the rear wall. SU6 24 months
2.2.11. The grab bars at the toilet are inaccessible because they are mounted 302 inches above the finished floor. SU11 24 months
2.3. Women's 1st Floor Single User Toilet Room    
2.3.1. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 24 months
2.3.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 8 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
2.3.3. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 24 months
2.3.4. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 24 months
2.3.5. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 24 months
2.3.6. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 62 inches above the finished floor. TR5 24 months
2.3.7. The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 163 inches above the finished floor. SU18 24 months
2.3.8. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 21 inches from the side wall. SU15 24 months
2.3.9. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 24 months
2.3.10. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 48 inches from the rear wall. SU6 24 months
2.3.11. The grab bars at the toilet are inaccessible because they are mounted 302 inches above the finished floor. SU11 24 months
2.4. 1st Floor Drinking Fountain    
2.4.1. The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 43 inches above the finished floor. DF6 24 months
2.4.2. The wall-mounted drinking fountain is inaccessible because it provides only 12 inches of clear knee height. DF5 24 months
2.5. Small Claims Counter, 1st Floor.  The computer is inaccessible because the keyboard is on a table 48 inches above the finished floor. C3 24 months
2.6. Courtroom 4, 3rd Floor    
2.6.1. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
2.6.2. The route into the room is inaccessible because it is only 262 inches wide between the bench and the door frame. AR3 24 months
2.6.3. The witness stand is inaccessible because it can be accessed only by a step and the route to it is 252 inches wide. AR2 24 months
2.6.4. The counsel tables are inaccessible because they provide 242 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
2.6.5. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 24 months
2.7. Probation Office    
2.7.1. The counter is inaccessible because it is 40 inches above the finished floor. C6  
2.7.2. The counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8  
2.8. Courtroom 5, 3rd Floor    
2.8.1. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
2.8.2. The witness stand is inaccessible because it can be accessed only by a step and the route to it is 262 inches wide. AR2 24 months
2.8.3. The courtroom is inaccessible because there are no wheelchair seating areas provided. AA6 24 months
2.8.4. The counsel tables are inaccessible because they provide 24 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
2.8.5. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 24 months
2.9. Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor.  The courtroom was in use and could not be surveyed. D1, AR2, AA6, T1, AA3 24 months
2.10. Elevator    
2.10.1. The elevator is inaccessible because the hoistway signage is mounted with its centerline less than 60 inches above the finished floor. E12 24 months
2.10.2. The elevator is inaccessible because the car control button for the main entry floor is not designated by a raised star. E4 24 months
2.10.3. The elevator is inaccessible because the emergency system requires voice communication to operate. E8 24 months
2.11. 2nd Floor Men's Single User Toilet Room    
2.11.1. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 24 months
2.11.2. The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because the clear space on the latch side is obstructed by a bench. D6 24 months
2.11.3. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 24 months
2.11.4. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 24 months
2.11.5. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 24 months
2.11.6. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 55 inches above the finished floor with a forward reach required. TR5 24 months
2.11.7. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 20 inches from the side wall. SU15 24 months
2.11.8. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 24 months
2.11.9. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 47 inches from the rear wall. SU6 24 months
2.11.10. The grab bars at the toilet are inaccessible because they are mounted between 30 and 31 inches above the finished floor. SU11 24 months
2.12. 2nd Floor Women's Single User Toilet Room    
2.12.1. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 24 months
2.12.2. The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because the clear space on the latch side is obstructed by a bench. D6 24 months
2.12.3. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 24 months
2.12.4. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 24 months
2.12.5. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 24 months
2.12.6. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 59 inches above the finished floor. TR5 24 months
2.12.7. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 202 inches from the side wall. SU15 24 months
2.12.8. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 24 months
2.12.9. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 24 months
2.12.10. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 48 inches from the rear wall. SU6 24 months
2.12.11. The grab bars at the toilet are inaccessible because they are mounted 31 inches above the finished floor. SU11 24 months
2.13. Courtroom 2, 2nd Floor    
2.13.1. The witness stand and jury box are inaccessible because they can be accessed only by steps. AR2 24 months
2.13.2. The counsel tables are inaccessible because they provide 252 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
2.13.3. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 24 months
2.14. Courtroom 1, 2nd Floor    
2.14.1. The witness stand and jury box are inaccessible because they can be accessed only by steps. AR2 24 months
2.14.2. The counsel tables are inaccessible because they provide 252 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
2.14.3. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 24 months
2.15. Clerk Magistrate Office, 2nd Floor    
2.15.1. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
2.15.2. The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor. C6 24 months
2.16. Probation Office, 2nd Floor    
2.16.1. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
2.16.2. The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor. C6 24 months
2.17. 3rd Floor Men's Single User Toilet Room    
2.17.1. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 24 months
2.17.2. The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because the clear space on the latch side is obstructed by a bench. D6 24 months
2.17.3. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 24 months
2.17.4. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 24 months
2.17.5. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 24 months
2.17.6. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 55 inches above the finished floor with a forward reach required. TR5 24 months
2.17.7. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 24 months
2.17.8. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 47 inches from the rear wall. SU6 24 months
2.17.9. The grab bars at the toilet are inaccessible because they are mounted 30 inches above the finished floor. SU11 24 months
2.18. 3rd Floor Women's Single User Toilet Room    
2.18.1. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 24 months
2.18.2. The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because the clear space on the latch side is obstructed by a bench. D6 24 months
2.18.3. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 24 months
2.18.4. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 24 months
2.18.5. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 24 months
2.18.6. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 55 inches above the finished floor with a forward reach required. TR5 24 months
2.18.7. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 24 months
2.18.8. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 24 months
2.18.9. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 48 inches from the rear wall. SU6 24 months
2.18.10. The grab bars at the toilet are inaccessible because they are mounted 31 inches above the finished floor. SU11 24 months
3. Registry Building    
3.1. Parking.  The parking lot, with a total of 306 parking spaces, is inaccessible because there is no van accessible parking space, three of the designated accessible spaces have no access aisles, two have no vertical signs, and all of the designated accessible spaces and access aisles have slopes between 2.3% and 6.9%.  This lot requires 1 van accessible space and 7 standard accessible spaces. P3 24 months
3.2. Exterior Route.  The route from parking to the entrance is inaccessible because it has a slope of 7.5% and a cross slope of 3% near the parking lot with no ramp features. AR1 24 months
3.3. Entrances.  The building does not have directional signage posted at inaccessible entrances and does not have the International Symbol of Accessibility posted at accessible entrances. D16 24 months
3.4. Ramp Inside Designated Accessible Entrance.  The ramp is inaccessible because it has a slope of 9.5%. R5 24 months
3.5. Engineering Department    
3.5.1. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
3.5.2. The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor. C6 24 months
3.6. Designated Accessible Unisex Single User Toilet Room, Lower Level    
3.6.1. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 24 months
3.6.2. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 16 inches from the side wall. SU15 24 months
3.6.3. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 45 inches from the rear wall. SU6 24 months
3.7. Men's and Women's Lower Level Toilet Rooms with Stalls.  There is no signage directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. TR16 24 months
3.8. Closing Rooms, Lower Level.  The doors are inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
3.9. Lower Level Records Annex Telephone.  The telephone is inaccessible because it is 58 inches above the finished floor to the highest operable part. TT1 24 months
3.10. Lower Level Drinking Fountain    
3.10.1. The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 40 inches above the finished floor. DF6 24 months
3.10.2. The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the flow of water is 3 inches high. DF7 24 months
3.10.3. The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the controls require 10 pounds of force to operate. DF2 24 months
3.11. Elevator    
3.11.1. The elevator is inaccessible because the hall call buttons are mounted 53 inches above the finished floor and do not have visual signals to indicate when a call is registered or answered. E3 24 months
3.11.2. The elevator is inaccessible because there are no hall lanterns provided. E11 24 months
3.11.3. The elevator is inaccessible because there is no hoistway signage provided. E12 24 months
3.11.4. The elevator is inaccessible because the car control buttons do not have raised and Braille characters, the call button for the main entry floor is not designated by a raised star, and the call buttons do not have visual signals to indicate when a call is registered or answered. E4 24 months
3.11.5. The elevator is inaccessible because there is no visual car position indicator. E5 24 months
3.12. Registry of Deeds.  The counter near the printer protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
3.13. Men's Toilet Room with Stalls, 2nd Floor    
3.13.1. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR17 24 months
3.13.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires more than 5 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
3.13.3. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 24 months
3.13.4. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 192 inches from the side wall. ST17 24 months
3.13.5. The toilet paper dispenser in the designated accessible stall is inaccessible because it is mounted 43 inches from the rear wall. ST19 24 months
3.13.6. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 48 inches from the rear wall. ST7 24 months
3.14. Women's Toilet Room with Stalls, 2nd Floor.  The toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities. ST14 24 months
3.15. Single User Toilet Room, 2nd Floor.  There is no signage directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. TR16 24 months
4. Stoughton District Courthouse    
4.1. Parking.  The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because the spaces and access aisles have cross slopes between 3.8% and 5.1%. P7 24 months
4.2. Main Entrance Ramp.  The ramp is inaccessible because the bottom landing has a slope of 3.1%, and the handrails are 32 inches above the finished floor and lack extensions R5 24 months
4.3. Interior Signage.  The signage provided throughout the building is inaccessible because it is mounted on doors and does not have raised and Braille characters. D26 24 months
4.4. Probation Office.  The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 30 inches. D25 24 months
4.5. Courtroom 5 First Session.  The door is inaccessible because it requires 14 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
4.6. 2nd Floor Telephone    
4.6.1. The telephone is inaccessible because it is 55 inches above the finished floor to the highest operable part. TT1 24 months
4.6.2. The telephone protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
4.7. District Attorney's Office    
4.7.1. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 24 months
4.7.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 9 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
4.8. Second Session Courtroom    
4.8.1. The door is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
4.8.2. The counsel tables are inaccessible because they provide 242 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
4.9. Third Session Courtroom.  The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
4.10. 2nd Floor Drinking Fountain.  The drinking fountain contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities. DF1 24 months
4.11. Lift.  The lift is inaccessible because it requires that a key be obtained from an employee before the lift can be operated. LF1 24 months
4.12. Conference Room 27    
4.12.1. The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
4.12.2. The push side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach and which has both a closer and a latch, is inaccessible because it has no clear space on the latch side. D7 24 months
4.13. Criminal Clerk's Office, Room 16.  The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
4.14. Detention Cell, Room 18.  There is no accessible toilet provided. SU14 24 months
4.15. 1st Floor Drinking Fountain    
4.15.1. The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the flow of water is less than 4 inches high. DF7 24 months
4.15.2. Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. DF3 24 months
4.16. Women's 1st Floor Toilet Room with Stalls    
4.16.1. The toilet room sign has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 24 months
4.16.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 9 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
4.16.3. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 24 months
4.16.4. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
4.16.5. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. ST8 24 months
4.16.6. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 482 inches from the rear wall. ST7 24 months
4.17. Men's 1st Floor Toilet Room with Stalls    
4.17.1. The toilet room sign has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 24 months
4.17.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 8 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
4.17.3. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 24 months
4.17.4. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
4.17.5. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. ST8 24 months
4.17.6. The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 482 inches from the rear wall. ST7 24 months
5. Wrentham District Courthouse    
5.1. Parking    
5.1.1. The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because the van accessible space lacks AVan Accesible@ signage. P6 24 months
5.1.2. The curb ramps are inaccessible because the one on the right has a cross slope of 3.3%, and the one on the left has a slope of 10.5% and a left flared side with a slope of 12.1%. AR5 24 months
5.2. Rear Entrance Ramp.  The ramp is inaccessible because it has a slope of up to 10.2% and the handrails lack extensions at the bottom. R5 24 months
5.3. District Attorney's Office/Victim Witness.  The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 292 inches. D25 24 months
5.4. Inaccessible Lower Level Toilet Rooms with Stalls.  There is no signage directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. TR16 24 months
5.5. Lower Level Telephone.  The telephone protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
5.6. First Session Courtroom    
5.6.1. The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 292 inches wide. D24 24 months
5.6.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 7 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
5.6.3. The prisoner dock is inaccessible because the door is 27 inches wide. D25 24 months
5.7. 1st Floor Drinking Fountain.  Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. DF3 24 months
5.8. 1st Floor Unisex Single User Toilet Room    
5.8.1. The toilet room sign is mounted 562 inches above the finished floor. TR17 24 months
5.8.2. The door is inaccessible because it requires 6 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
5.8.3. The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom of the apron is 272 inches above the finished floor. TR11 24 months
5.8.4. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 182 inches above the finished floor. SU17 24 months
5.8.5. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 24 months
5.9. Third Session Courtroom.  The signage is inaccessible because it is mounted 57 inches above the finished floor. D26 24 months
5.10. Jury Room between Second and Third Session Courtrooms   24 months
5.10.1. The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 29 inches. D25 24 months
5.10.2. The door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 24 months
5.10.3. The toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities. SU13 24 months
5.11. Small Claims Counter    
5.11.1. The counter is inaccessible because it is 40 inches above the finished floor. C6 24 months
5.11.2. The counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
5.12. Second Session Courtroom.  The witness stand and jury box are inaccessible because they can be accessed only by steps. AR2 24  months
5.13. Holding Cells.  The holding cells have standard toilets and lavatories that are not accessible to persons with disabilities. TR7 24 months
6. Brookline District Courthouse    
6.1. First Session Courtroom.  The door is inaccessible because it requires 9 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
6.2. 1st Floor Telephone.  The telephone protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
6.3. Second Session Courtroom    
6.3.1. The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
6.3.2. The counsel tables are inaccessible because they provide 25 inches of clear knee height. T1 24 months
6.3.3. The witness stand is inaccessible because it can be accessed only by a step. AR2 24 months
6.4. 2nd Floor Library and Conference Room.  The door is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
6.5. 2nd Floor Main Probation Office.  The door is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
6.6. Holding Cells.  The holding cells have standard toilets and lavatories that are not accessible to persons with disabilities. TR7 24 months
6.7. Basement District Attorney's Counter.  The counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 24 months
6.8. Basement Single User Unisex Toilet Room    
6.8.1. The door is inaccessible because it requires 12 pounds of force to open. D2 24 months
6.8.2. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 24 months

 

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