Attachment H

Newly Constructed Facilities

 

Please Note: Paragraph 50 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.

 

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 following actions:

 

A.        Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Justice Center, located at 200 Oak Street, Poplar Bluff, MO.

 

1.         In each of the parking lots (upper and lower), there are no parking spaces served by adjacent 96 inch wide access aisles or identified as van-accessible; the designated accessible parking spaces on the upper level have surface slopes exceeding 1:50; and the striping demarcating the spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities is faded.  In each parking lot, on the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide 1 van accessible space designated as reserved for people with disabilities.  Ensure that van accessible spaces are a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide.  At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles.  At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility.  Ensure that all spaces and access aisles for persons with disabilities are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

2.         The approach to the lower level entrance (near the reception desk) has a slope greater than 1:20.  Provide a level landing at the door or provide an automatic door opening device with the operating mechanism along an accessible route.  Provide a door so that the floor or ground area within the required clearances is level and clear.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(a), 4.13.6, Fig. 25.

 

3.         The first floor public telephone near the reception area has insufficient clear ground space for a person using a wheelchair, it is mounted with the coin slot at 62 inches above the finished floor, and there is no volume control.  Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone; with the highest operable part of the telephone mounted no more than 48 inches above the floor for a front approach or no more than 54 inches above the floor for a side approach; that is hearing aid compatible and has a volume control mechanism; with telephone books, if provided, located between 15 and 48 inches above the finished floor for a front approach or between 9 and 54 inches above the finished floor for a side approach; with a cord of at least 29 inches long from the telephone to the handset; and with signage that complies with the Standards.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(17), 4.31, 4.30.7(2).

 

4.         In the toilet rooms in the first floor communication center:

 

A. Men's:

 

A. The wall-mounted toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 68 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign and lacks the International Symbol of Accessibility (although there is an International Symbol of Accessibility, it is on the door).  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The pressure required to open the door is 10 pounds.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

C. The rim of the urinal is 20 inches above the finished floor and the flush control is mounted 46 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a urinal with an elongated rim mounted 17 inches or less above the finished floor, a clear floor space of at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the urinal, and a flush control height of 44 inches or less above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.5, 4.18.2, 4.18.3, 4.18.4.

 

D. The toilet flush valve is on the closed, or narrow, side of the toilet stall.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

 

B. Women's:

 

A. The wall-mounted toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 68 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign and lacks the International Symbol of Accessibility (although there is an International Symbol of Accessibility, it is on the door).   Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The pressure required to open the door is 10 pounds.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

C. The toilet flush valve control is located on the closed side of the toilet stall for persons with disabilities.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

 

5.         In the staff locker rooms on the first floor:

 

A. Women's:

 

A. The door has a 7 inch wide maneuvering clearance on both the pull and push latch sides.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  On the push side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 48 inches deep and provide a minimum of 12 inches of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door, or remove the closer or the latch.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

B. Both would-be transfer shower stalls have eight inch curbs and lack shower seats.  Provide a shower in this room that is exactly 36 inches wide and 36 inches deep with a 48 inch long and 36 inch wide clear floor space alongside the shower opening, and an L-shaped shower seat mounted on the wall opposite the controls and extending the full depth of the stall; OR a shower that is at least 30 inches deep and 60 inches wide with no curb or threshold and with a 36 inch deep and 60 inch wide clear floor space at the shower opening.  Ensure that the shower has grab bars, controls, a shower spray unit, and a seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, that comply fully with the Standards and with Figs. 35, 36, and 37, as applicable.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.21, Figs. 35, 36, 37.  Alternatively, render these showers permanently inoperable for all persons.

 

C. The hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

D. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.6.

 

E. There is no accessible stall provided.  Provide a "standard" accessible toilet stall at least 60 inches wide and at least 59 inches deep (or at least 56 inches deep with a wall-mounted toilet) such that all of the stall's elements, including stall door, stall door hardware, water closet, size and arrangement, toe clearances, grab bars, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.22.7, 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.26, 4.27, Fig. 30.

 

B. Men's:

 

A. There is no accessible room signage.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The door has a 3 inch wide maneuvering clearance on the pull side of the latch side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

C. The pressure required to open the door is 15 pounds.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

D. The interior door hardware is a knob.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.9.

 

E. Both would-be transfer shower stalls have eight inch curbs and lack shower seats.  Provide a shower in this room that is exactly 36 inches wide and 36 inches deep with a 48 inch long and 36 inch wide clear floor space alongside the shower opening, and an L-shaped shower seat mounted on the wall opposite the controls and extending the full depth of the stall; OR a shower that is at least 30 inches deep and 60 inches wide with no curb or threshold and with a 36 inch deep and 60 inch wide clear floor space at the shower opening.  Ensure that the shower has grab bars, controls, a shower spray unit, and a seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, that comply fully with the Standards and with Figs. 35, 36, and 37, as applicable.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.21, Figs. 35, 36, 37.  Alternatively, render these showers permanently inoperable for all persons.

 

F. The hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

G. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.6.

 

H. There is no accessible toilet stall provided.  Provide a "standard" accessible toilet stall at least 60 inches wide and at least 59 inches deep (or at least 56 inches deep with a wall-mounted toilet) such that all of the stall's elements, including stall door, stall door hardware, water closet, size and arrangement, toe clearances, grab bars, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.22.7, 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.26, 4.27, Fig. 30.

 

I. There is no accessible urinal.  Provide a urinal with an elongated rim mounted 17 inches or less above the finished floor, a clear floor space of at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the urinal, and a flush control height of 44 inches or less above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.5, 4.18.2, 4.18.3, 4.18.4.

 

6.         The booking area:

 

A. In the reception area, the top of the service counter is 42 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation.   Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means.  Standards §§ 4.1.1(2), 7.2(2), 4.1.3(1), 4.3.

 

B. None of the inmate holding cells have accessible toilets or lavatories.  In at least one holding cell for women and one holding cell for men, provide a toilet with a centerline that is 18 inches from the near side wall; a seat that is between 17 and 19 inches above the finished floor; clear floor space at the toilet that complies with Fig. 28; and a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space.  In each such cell, also provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31; hot water and drain pipes covered or otherwise configured to protect against contact; clear floor space at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the lavatory; and a faucet that can be operated with 5 pounds of force or less and can be used with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist (lever-operated, push-type, and electronically controlled mechanisms are examples of acceptable designs). Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.2, 4.16.3, 4.16.5, Figs. 28, 29; 4.22.6, 4.19.2, 4.19.3, 4.19.4, 4.19.5, 4.27.4, Figs. 31, 32.

 

C. The public toilet room in the booking room is not accessible.  Provide accessible signage, door, route, turning space, lavatory, toilet, mirror, and dispensers that comply with the Standards.

 

D. There are no accessible cells in the Pods.  The Pods are divided into different categories of use, based on type of crime charged and gender.  Provide at least one accessible cell in each type of Pod, based on categories of use (crimes charged and gender).  UFAS § 4.1.4(9)(c).  Each accessible cell shall contain an accessible entrance, adequate maneuvering space, and accessible lavatory, bench, and toilet.  If showers are provided in the Pods, each accessible cell shall be served by an accessible shower.

 

7.         In the public toilet rooms on the second floor:

 

A. Women's:

 

A. The wall-mounted toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 68 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign and does not contain an International Symbol of Accessibility (although there is an International Symbol of Accessibility, it is on the door).  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The pressure required to open the door is 11 pounds and the door has a twist lock device.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open and that has hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b), 4.13.9.

 

C. The lavatory pipes are not covered to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

B.            Men's:

 

A.            The wall-mounted toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 68 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign and does not contain an International Symbol of Accessibility (although there is an International Symbol of Accessibility, it is on the door).  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7. 

 

B.            The pressure required to open the door is 11 pounds and the door has a twist lock device.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open and that has hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b), 4.13.9.

 

C.            The soap dispenser is mounted over the lavatory and requires a forward reach, with the control mounted 51 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a soap dispenser such that the controls comply with Fig. 5 for a forward reach or with Fig. 6 for a side reach and such that it is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach, respectively, by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(13), 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

D.            The centerline of the toilet in the stall for persons with disabilities is 19 inches from the side wall or partition.  Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30.

 

8.         Second Floor, Waiting Area.  Although an accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  Provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people.  Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).

 

9.         The public phone in second floor waiting area is a protruding object that is not cane-detectable and the highest operating part of the telephone the coin slot is mounted at 57 inches above the finished floor.  Provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles.  Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor.  Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone; with the highest operable part of the telephone mounted no more than 48 inches above the floor for a front approach or no more than 54 inches above the floor for a side approach; that is hearing aid compatible and has a volume control mechanism; with telephone books, if provided, located between 15 and 48 inches above the finished floor for a front approach or between 9 and 54 inches above the finished floor for a side approach; with a cord of at least 29 inches long from the telephone to the handset; and with signage that complies with the Standards.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(17), 4.31, 4.30.7(2), 4.1.2(3), 4.4.

 

10.       Due to fixed metal seats, there are no wheelchair locations in the inmate visiting area on either the "inmates" or "visitors" side.  Provide at least one 30 inch by 48 inch wheelchair location on each side of the inmate visiting area and ensure that each adjoins an accessible route.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(18), 4.32.

 

11.       For the reception window in the inmate visiting area, the top of the service counter is 43 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation.   Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means.  Standards §§ 4.1.1(2), 7.2(2), 4.1.3(1), 4.3.

 

12.       In both the A Dorm and the B Dorm, there are no accessible toilets, urinals, lavatories, or showers.  For each type of dormitory (depending on gender, level of security, etc.), ensure that at least one has an accessible toilet, lavatory, shower, bench, fixed seating (if provided) and other elements that comply with the Standards.

 

13.       There are no telecommunications devices (TTY) for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing in the jail.  Provide and maintain in working order at least 2 TTYs and make a TTY available when needed for an inmate with a disability to communicate effectively under the same conditions that other inmates are given access to telephones.  Also, provide persons using TTY's with extended time to place calls, recognizing that TTY calls take significantly longer than standard telephone calls.

 

B.         Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Health Center, 1619 North Main, Poplar Bluff, MO:

 

1.         In the parking lot, the space designated as "van-accessible" has an access aisle that 63 inches wide.  Vertical signs are provided for 2 spaces, but they are mounted too low and can be obstructed by parked vehicles.  Another space for persons with disabilities has no vertical sign.  On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide 1 van accessible space and 2 standard spaces designated as reserved for people with disabilities.  Ensure that standard accessible spaces are a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 60 inches wide.  Ensure that van accessible spaces are a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide.  At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles.  At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility.  Ensure that all spaces and access aisles for persons with disabilities are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

2.         The first floor reception counter is a protruding object that is not cane-detectable.  Provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles.  Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(3), 4.4.

 

3.         The counter at the first floor nurses' station is a protruding object that is not cane-detectable.  Provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles.  Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(3), 4.4.

 

4.         Public single-user toilet room near the nurse's station on first floor:

 

A. The toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 56 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

C. The toilet flush valve control is located on the closed side of the toilet area.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.5, 4.27.4.

 

5.         In the staff-only single-user toilet room near nurse's station on first floor, the centerline of the toilet is located 15-1/2 inches from the side wall.  Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.2, Fig. 28.

 

6.         In the waiting room to the WIC classroom, the pressure required to open the door is 13 pounds.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

7.         In the WIC classroom, no assistive listening system is available.  Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system (ALS) or a portable ALS with an adequate number of electrical outlets or other supplementary wiring necessary to support a portable assistive listening system.  Also provide (*number: 4% of total seats or a minimum of 2) receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(19)(b), 4.30, 4.33.

 

8.         In the public toilet rooms outside the waiting area:

 

A. Men's: (single user)

 

A. The toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 57 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

C. The pressure required to open the door is 16 pounds.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

D. The toilet flush valve is on the closed, or narrow, side of the toilet room.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.5, 4.27.4.

 

B. Women's: (single user)

 

A. The toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 57 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

C. The pressure required to open the door is 14 pounds.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

D. The toilet centerline is 17 inches from the side wall.  Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.2, Fig. 28.

 

9.         The drinking fountain in the first floor waiting area: Although an accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  Provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people.  Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).

 

10.       Staff-only single-user toilet room near the administrative offices on first floor:

 

A. The toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 57 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

11.       The drinking fountain in the basement:  Although an accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  Provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people.  Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).

 

12.       In the staff-only single-user toilet room near the rear exit on the basement level:

 

A. The toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 57 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

C. The centerline of the toilet is located 20 inches from the side wall and the height of the toilet is 16 inches from the finished floor to the top of the seat.  Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.2, Fig. 28.

 

13.       In the staff-only single-user toilet room near the administrative offices on the basement level:

 

A. The toilet room sign is mounted at a height of 57 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

B. The hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.4.

 

C. The height of the toilet is 16 inches from the finished floor to the top of the seat.  Provide a toilet with a seat that measures 17 to 19 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.3, Fig. 29(b).

 

14.       On the elevator, the hoist way entrances lack raised and Braille floor designations on both jambs.  Provide signage at hoistway entrances with raised and Braille floor designations on both jambs such that the centerline of the characters is 60 inches above the finished floor and the characters are 2 inches high.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(5), 4.10.5, Fig. 20.