ATTACHMENT I: Modifications to Newly Constructed Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph 58 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the City 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 elements in the City’s facilities in which alterations occurred after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the City 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. Providence Public Safety Complex - 325 Washington Street
1.1. Route
1.1.a. The route from the sidewalk to the main entrance of the Public Safety Complex is inaccessible because the path slopes up to 9.4% and has a cross slope up to 4.1%. AR1 12 months
1.2. Lobby Area Entrance
1.2.a. The box near the security machine protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.3. Police Information Counter
1.3.a. The counter speaker is inaccessible because it is 43 inches high. C7 12 months
1.3.b. The telephone is inaccessible because the highest operable part, the push buttons, are 59 inches high. TT1 12 months
1.4. Patrol Bureau Area (P110)
1.4.a. The mailbox protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.4.b. The wall-mounted counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.5. Drinking Fountains near Toilet Room - Police Wing First Floor
1.5.a. The drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.6. Hallway in Police Wing to Locker Rooms    
1.6.a. The bulletin board protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.6.b. The vending machine is inaccessible because the highest operable control, the coin drop, is 53 ½ inches high. TR5 12 months
1.7. Supervisor’s Locker Room “Roll Call”    
1.7.a. The bench is inaccessible because it is 9 inches deep. LR1 12 months
1.7.b. The route to the gym is inaccessible because the defibrillator protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.8. Women’s Locker Room - First Floor near Gym    
1.8.a. The signage provided is inaccessible because it does not allow a person to approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering an object. D26 12 months
1.8.b. The door is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open. D2 12 months
1.8.c. The route from the gym to the locker room is inaccessible because it is only 28 inches wide. AR3 12 months
1.8.d. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 12 months
1.8.e. The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because the controls require twisting of the write to operate. TR3 12 months
1.8.f. The route to the showers is inaccessible because it is only 19 inches wide. AR3 12 months
1.8.g. The soap dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 45 inches high with a 21 inch reach over the lavatory. TR4 12 months
1.8.h. The towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.8.i. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 12 months
1.8.j. The shower is inaccessible because it measures 36 by 38 inches and the seat does not extend the full length of the stall. B8 12 months
1.8.k. The bench is inaccessible. LR1 12 months
1.8.l. There is no accessible locker provided. LR3 12 months
1.9. Men’s Locker Room - First Floor off Gym    
1.9.a. The door is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open. D2 12 months
1.9.b. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 12 months
1.9.c. The towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.9.d. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 12 months
1.9.e. The shower is inaccessible because it measures 36 by 38 inches and the clear floor space alongside the shower opening does not extends 12 inches beyond the shower wall. B8 12 months
1.9.f. The bench is inaccessible. LR1 12 months
1.9.g. There is no accessible locker provided. LR3 12 months
1.10. Records    
1.10.a. The counter is inaccessible because it is 37 inches high. C6 12 months
1.11. Auditorium    
1.11.a.

The ramp is inaccessible because it slopes up to 8.8%.

R5 12 months
1.11.b. The route to the dais is inaccessible because of a 4 ½ inch step. AR2 12 months
1.11.c. The door is inaccessible because it requires 9 pounds of force to open. D2 12 months
1.12. Men’s Toilet Room (stalls) - Police Wing Second Floor    
1.12.a. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.12.b. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 18 ½ inches from the side wall. ST17 12 months
1.12.c. The defibrillator outside the toilet room protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.13. Women’s Detention Area - Cell #22    
1.13.a. The fingerprint machine is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls too high. TR5 12 months
1.14. Women’s Toilet Room (stalls) - Police Wing Third Floor    
1.14.a. The towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.15. Men’s Toilet Room (stalls) - Police Wing Third Floor    
1.15.a. The towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.15.b. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 18 ½ inches from the side wall. ST17 12 months
1.16. Elevator by Police Wing    
1.16.a. The elevator is inaccessible because the centerline of the hall call buttons is 43 inches. E3 12 months
1.17. Women’s Toilet Room (stalls) - First Floor Lobby Area    
1.17.a. The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because the controls require twisting of the wrist to operate. TR3 12 months
1.18. Men’s Toilet Room (stalls) - First Floor Lobby Area    
1.18.a. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.18.b. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 18 ½ inches from the side wall. ST17 12 months
1.19. Drinking Fountain - First Floor Lobby Area    
1.19.a. The drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.20. Municipal Court - First Floor    
1.20.a. The route to the judge’s bench and court reporter’s area is inaccessible because there are steps. AR2 12 months
1.20.b. The attorney tables are inaccessible because they provide 24 inches of clear knee height. T1 12 months
1.20.c. The witness stand is inaccessible because it can be accessed only by steps. AA8 12 months
1.20.d. The route to the judge’s bench is inaccessible because it is only 22 inches wide. AR3 12 months
1.20.e. The room is inaccessible to people with hearing disabilities because there is no assistive listening system provided. AA4 12 months
1.21. Single User Toilet near Municipal Court - First Floor    
1.21.a. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 12 months
1.22. Men’s Toilet Room (stalls) - Second Floor Lobby Area    
1.22.a. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.22.b. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 18 ½ inches from the side wall. ST17 12 months
1.23. Housing Court - Second Floor    
1.23.a. The route to the judge’s bench and court reporter’s area is inaccessible because there are steps. AR2 12 months
1.23.b. The attorney table is inaccessible because it provides 25 inches of clear knee height. T1 12 months
1.23.c. The route to the judge’s bench is inaccessible because it is only 26 inches wide. AR3 12 months
1.23.d. The route through the courtroom is inaccessible because it is only 27 inches wide between the benches. AR3 12 months
1.24. Employee Single User Toilet Room/Lounge    
1.24.a. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 12 months
1.24.b. The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is mounted too far from the rear wall. SU6 12 months
1.24.c. The shower is inaccessible because there are no grab bars, no seat, and no hand-held spray unit provided. B8 12 months
1.25. Third Floor Toilet Rooms - Stalls    
1.25.a. These toilet rooms were not available during our visit. Ensure that all elements are compliant. ST14 12 months
1.25.b. The drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
2. Providence Career & Technical Academy - 91 Fricker Street    
2.1. Parking - rear of building and Fricker Street    
2.1.a. The parking lot, with a total of 102 parking spaces, is inaccessible because it only has 4 spaces designated as accessible. This lot requires 1 van accessible space and 4 standard spaces. P3 6 months
2.1.b. The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because the signs can be obstructed. P6 6 months
2.1.c. The designated accessible parking spaces are inaccessible because they slope up to 4.3%. P7 6 months
2.1.d. The access aisles serving the designated accessible parking spaces are inaccessible because they slope up to 3%. P7 6 months
2.2. Entrance at Cranston Street    
2.2.a. The entrance is inaccessible because the push button opener has not been maintained in working order. As a result, the door opens less than 90 degrees. M1 6 months
2.3. Ramp - from Fricker Street Parking to Entrance    
2.3.a. The ramp is inaccessible because it slopes up to 9%. R5 6 months
2.3.b. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails are mounted 10 ½ inches from the wall. R4 6 months
2.4. Ramp - from Cranston Street to Entrance    
2.4.a. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails are mounted 2 ¼ inches from the wall. R4 6 months
2.4.b. The ramp is inaccessible because it does not have edge protection at the drop off sides. R1 6 months
2.5. Route - from Fricker Street to Parking Entrance    
2.5.a. The curb ramp between spaces 3 and 4 is inaccessible because it has a slope of 9.3%. AR5 6 months
2.5.b. The route at the top of the curb ramp between spaces 3 and 4 is inaccessible because it is only 18 inches wide. AR1 6 months
2.6. Auditorium    
2.6.a. The auditorium lacks fixed aisle seating without armrests. AA2 6 months
2.6.b. The auditorium is inaccessible because only 4 wheelchair seating areas are provided. A total of 6 wheelchair seating areas are required. AA6 6 months
2.6.c. The door is inaccessible because it requires 9 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
2.6.d. There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. AA3 6 months
2.6.e. The door from the ramp on the left of stage to backstage is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
2.6.f. The door from the hallway to back stage is inaccessible because it requires 14 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
2.7. Ramp - at right of stage when facing stage    
2.7.a. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails are mounted 2 ½ inches from the wall. R4 6 months
2.8. Ramp - at left of stage when facing stage    
2.8.a. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails are mounted 2 ½ inches from the wall. R4 6 months
2.9. Drinking Fountain    
2.9.a. The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it provides only 26 ½ inches of clear knee height. DF5 6 months
2.9.b. The higher drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
2.10. Field House    
2.10.a. The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
2.10.b. The seating area is inaccessible because it only provides wheelchair seating areas on the mezzanine. AA7 6 months
2.11. Men’s Toilet Room near Field House (stalls)    
2.11.a. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19 inches from the side wall. ST 17 6 months
2.11.b. No accessible coat hook has been provided in the standard accessible stall. TR1 6 months
2.11.c. No accessible coat hook has been provided in the ambulatory stall. TR1 6 months
2.12. Women’s Toilet Room near Field House (stalls)    
2.12.a. No accessible coat hook has been provided in the standard accessible stall. TR1 6 months
2.12.b. No accessible coat hook has been provided in the ambulatory stall. TR1 6 months
2.13. Men’s Toilet Room West of Auditorium (stalls)    
2.13.a. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
2.13.b. No accessible coat hook has been provided in the alternate stall. TR1 6 months
2.14. Women’s Toilet Room West of Auditorium (stalls) #1    
2.14.a. The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because the controls require twisting of the wrist to operate. TR3 6 months
2.14.b. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
2.14.c. No accessible coat hook has been provided in the alternate stall. TR1 6 months
2.15. Women’s Toilet Room West of Auditorium (stalls) #2    
2.15.a. The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because the controls require twisting of the wrist to operate. TR3 6 months
2.15.b. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
2.15.c. No accessible coat hook has been provided in the alternate stall. TR1 6 months
2.16. Basement Team Room A    
2.16.a. The bench is inaccessible because it is 20 inches deep, 42 inches long, and is not attached to the wall. LR1 6 months
2.17. Basement Team Room B    
2.17.a. The bench is inaccessible because it is 20 inches deep, 42 inches long, and is not attached to the wall. LR1 6 months
2.17.b. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
2.18. Elevator West of Auditorium    
2.18.a. The elevator is inaccessible because the emergency system may require voice communication to operate. E8 6 months
3. Providence Animal Care and Control - Off Allens Avenue    
3.1. Parking    
3.1.a. The parking lot, with a total of 14 parking spaces, is inaccessible because it only has 1 standard space designated as accessible. This lot requires at least 1 van accessible space. P3 6 months
3.1.b. The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because the access aisle is only 60 inches wide. P8 6 months
3.1.c. The built-up curb ramp impermissibly extends into the required parking space’s access aisle. AR4 6 months
3.2. Entrances    
3.2.a. The building is inaccessible because fewer than 50% of its entrances are accessible. D12 6 months
3.2.b. 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 6 months
3.3. Rooms    
3.3.a. The signage provided is inaccessible because it does not have raised and Braille characters. D26 6 months
3.4. Reception Counter    
3.4.a. The counter is inaccessible because it is 38 ½ inches high. C6 6 months
3.4.b. The reception counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
3.5. Telephone    
3.5.a. The telephone is inaccessible because it is 62 inches high to the highest operable part. TT1 6 months
3.6. Employee Lunch Room    
3.6.a. The time clock is inaccessible because it is mounted 45 inches high 17 inches over an obstruction. TR4 6 months
3.6.b. The sink is inaccessible because insufficient knee clearance is provided. S2 6 months
3.7. Family Toilet Room (SUTR)    
3.7.a. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 6 months
3.7.b. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because the paper towels require tight grasping to operate. TR2 6 months
3.7.c. The toilet paper dispenser in the designated accessible stall is inaccessible because it is mounted 52 inches from the rear wall. SU17 6 months
3.7.d. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. ST9 6 months
3.8. Employee Shower    
3.8.a. The shower is inaccessible because it is 41 inches by 48 inches, the seat does not extend the full length of the stall, and there is a 2 inch curb into the shower. B8 6 months
3.8.b. The bench is inaccessible because it is 11 inches deep and 38 inches long. LR1 6 months
3.9. Route from Parking to Rear of Building, Animal Cages    
3.9.a. The route is inaccessible because it is gravel, unstable, and has several changes in elevation. AR1 6 months
3.10. Rear Entrance    
3.10.a. The door is inaccessible because there is an 8 inch step into the building. D23 6 months
3.10.b. The door is inaccessible because there is insufficient clear space within the door’s required maneuvering clearance. D13 6 months
4. Providence Fire Department - 325 Washington Street    
4.1. Single User Toilet Room    
4.1.a. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 6 months
4.1.b. The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is obstructed by the soap dispenser. SU4 6 months

 

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