ATTACHMENT E: Program Access Modifications at Polling Places

The chart below lists the facilities surveyed and gives an alphanumeric code for the required remedial action. The key to these codes is found in Attachment M to this Agreement.

Item #

Access Issue

Required Action

1.

Swansea Ambulance Corps

285 Wilbur Avenue

 

1.1.

Parking. The two designated accessible parking spaces and access aisles are inaccessible because they have slopes of up to 4.5%.

P7

1.2.

Entrance. The door is inaccessible because there is a slope of 6.8% within the door’s required maneuvering clearance.

D13

1.3.

Polling Area. The wall-mounted cabinet in the far corner of the polling area protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

2.

E. S. Brown School

29 Gardner Neck Road

 

2.1.

Parking. The designated accessible parking space located by the polling place entrance is inaccessible because it has no vertical sign.

P6

2.2.

Interior Route to Polling Area

 

2.2.a.

The fire alarm just inside the entrance door and the door closer on the gym entrance protrude into the walkway and are not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

2.2.b.

The door to the polling area is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

2.2.c.

The shelf along the wall in the gym protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

3.

St. Dominic's Parish Hall

1277 G. A. R. Highway

 

3.1.

Parking

 

3.1.a.

The designated van accessible parking space is inaccessible because it has a slope of 3.6%.

P7

3.1.b.

The designated van accessible parking space is inaccessible because the sign is mounted too low.

P6

3.1.c.

The designated standard accessible spaces are inaccessible because one is 80 inches wide, the access aisles are 46 and 29 inches wide, and they have slopes of up to 4.7%.

P3

3.2.

Route to Entrance

 

3.2.a.

The entrance ramp is inaccessible because it has no level landing at the bottom, the handrails do not extend to the bottom, the inside handrail is 33½ inches high, there is an abrupt 1 inch step at the bottom of the ramp, and the ramp has a slope of 9.8% at the top.

AR5

3.2.b.

The route to the ramp is inaccessible because it is only 26 inches wide in front of the parking space.

AR3

3.3.

Polling Area. The defibrillator protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane

AR8


 

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