ATTACHMENT I: Modifications to Newly Constructed Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph 56 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three 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 elements in County facilities for which construction was commenced 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 periods specified below, which time periods will begin to run on the effective date of this Agreement.

Item # Access Issue Required Action Completion Date
1. Gladewater Annex (Upshur County Subcourthouse), located 2498 West Upshur, Gladewater    
1. Parking:    
a. The parking lot is inaccessible because it lacks designated accessible parking, including a van accessible space. This lot requires 1 van accessible space. P3 12 months
b. The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because it is not firm, stable and slip resistant. P7 12 months
2. Route from parking to ramp: The route is inaccessible because the surface is not firm, stable and slip resistant. AR1 12 months
3. Ramp:    
a. The ramp is inaccessible because it has a slope of up to 10%, lacks a level landing on the bottom, lacks a handrail on one side, and lacks handrails that extend at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp. R5 12 months
4. Entrance:    
a. The door is inaccessible because there is a slope greater than 2% within the door’s required maneuvering clearance. D13 12 months
b. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 12 months
5. Single-User Toilet Room:    
a. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door, lacks the International Symbol of Accessibility and has no raised or Braille characters. TR17 12 months
b. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 12 months
c. The pull side of the door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 6 3/4 inches of clear space on the latch side. D10 12 months
d. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 12 months
e. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 12 months
f. The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom of the apron is 25 inches high. TR11 12 months
g. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 18 1/2 inches from the side wall. SU15 12 months
h. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 12 months
i. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 42 1/2 inches from the rear wall. SU17 12 months
j. The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is 36 1/2 inches long and it is mounted 7 inches from the rear wall. SU6 12 months
k. The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is mounted 9 inches from the side wall. SU3 12 months

 

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