ATTACHMENT G: Program Access Modifications at Emergency Shelters

 

 The Department found the following violations at Fairfax County emergency shelters that are not owned or operated by the County.  Within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will implement and report to the Department its written plan regarding how and when these violations will be remedied so that the shelters are fully accessible to persons with disabilities.

The chart below lists the facilities surveyed, identifies the access issues found at the facility, gives an alphanumeric code for the required remedial action, and specifies a deadline for completion of the action, which begins to run as of the effective date of the Agreement.  The key to the alphanumeric codes is found in Attachment M to this Agreement.

1.         Thomas A. Edison High School  (Existing)

            5801 Franconia Road

            Alexandria, VA 22306

            Access Issue

Action

Required

Completion

Date

1.1     Front Parking Lot

   

1.1. a The van accessible parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks the appropriate signage.

P6

12 Months

1.1. b The parking reserved for persons with disabilities is inaccessible because the slopes of the parking spaces and access aisles exceed 2%.

P7

12 Months

1.2     Accessible Route to Front Entrance

   

1.2. a Curb Ramp closest to Parking

   

1.2. a (1) The route from the front parking lot to the front entrance is inaccessible because the curb ramp closest to the parking has a primary slope of 13.3% and a left flared side slope of 12.5%

AR5

12 Months

1.2. b Second Curb Ramp

   

1.2. b (1)    The route from the parking lot to the front entrance is inaccessible because the second curb ramp has a primary slope of 14%, a right flared side slope of 14.9% and a left flared side slope of 10.6%.

AR5

12 Months

1.2. c Curb Ramp closest to Entrance

   

1.2. c  (1)    The route from the parking lot to the entrance is inaccessible because the curb ramp closest to the entrance has a primary slope of 11.6%, a right flared side slope of 13.3%, and a left flared side slope of 11.5%.

AR5

12 Months

1.2. d Near Front Entrance Door

   

1.2. d  (1)    The route to the entrance is inaccessible because the slope of the route near the front door is 5.4%.

AR1

12 Months

1.3     Rear Parking Lot

   

1.3. a The two parking spaces reserved for persons with disabilities near Portables 2 and 3 are inaccessible because there is not a 96-inch access aisle between them and a light pole obstructs the width of the access aisle.

P3

12 Months

1.3. b The van accessible parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks the appropriate signage.

P6

12 Months

1.3. c  One of the parking spaces reserved for persons with disabilities is inaccessible because the signage is twisted.

P6

12 Months

1.4     Routes to Rear Entrance Door with Automatic Door Button

   

1.4. a Curb Ramp near Rear Entrance Door

 

         

1.4. a  (1)    The route from the rear parking lot to the rear entrance is inaccessible because the curb ramp near the rear entrance door has a slope of 15% with a cross slope of 2.3%, a right flared side with a slope of 23.1%, and a left flared side with a slope of 21.6%. 

AR5

12 Months

1.4. b Ramp near Rear Entrance Door  (for parking by Portables 1 and 2)

   

1.4. b (1)    The ramp is inaccessible because the top and bottom landings have a length that is less than 60 inches, there is a gap of .75 inches in the pavement, the bottom landing has a slope of 7.9% and  a cross slope of 3.2%, the bottom landing handrail extensions are not parallel with the ground surface, the ramp slope is 16.5%, the handrail height is 33.75 inches above the ramp surface and there is inadequate edge protection.

R3

12 Months

1.5     Routes to Second Rear Entrance Door  (for parking by Portables 3 and 4)

   

1.5. a Curb Ramp near Rear Entrance Door

   

1.5. a (1)    The route from the parking lot to the second rear entrance door is inaccessible because the curb ramp has a slope of 11.7%, a cross slope of 8%, a right flared side slope of 22.25% and a left flared side slope of 23.8%.

AR5

12 Months

1.6     Three Public Pay Telephones near Front Entrance

   

1.6. a The three telephones at the front entrance are inaccessible because the highest operating mechanism is 57 inches above the finished floor and the counters are 35.5 inches above the finished floor.

TT1

12 Months

1.6. b The three telephones protrude into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

12 Months

1.7     Drinking Fountains throughout Building

   

1.7. a The drinking fountains throughout the building are inaccessible because they require more than 10 pounds of force to operate.

DF2

12 Months

1.7. b  Although drinking fountains are provided in the building, there are no drinking fountains provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. 

DF3

12 Months

1.8     Defibrillators throughout the Building

   

1.8.a  The defibrillators  throughout the building protrude into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

12 Months

1.9     Cafeteria

   

1.9. a The door to the cafeteria is inaccessible because the force required to open the door is 7 pounds.

D2

12 Months

1.10   Accessible Route to Gymnasiums via Stair Lift

   

1.10. a     The doors on the route to the lift and to the gymnasiums are inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

12 Months

1.11   Lift to Floor with Gymnasiums

   

1.11. a  The lift is inaccessible because it requires a key to operate and cannot be operated independently.

LF1

12 Months

1.12   Large Gymnasium-Room 149  (Emergency Shelter Area)

   

1.12. a     No signage is provided.

D26

12 Months

1.13   Small Gymnasium

   

1.13. a    Drinking Fountain

   

1.13. a (1) The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the water flow is not within 3 inches of the front of the fountain and the controls take 10 pounds of force to operate.

DF1

12 Months

1.14   Girls' Locker Room

   

1.14. a    The signage provided is inaccessible because it is mounted on the door. 

TR17

12 Months

1.14. b    The first door in a series is inaccessible because it has knob hardware and the force required to open the door is 8 pounds. 

D1,

D2

12 Months

1.14. c    The second door is inaccessible because the force required to open the door is 10 pounds.

D2

12 Months

1.14. d   The pull side of the second door to the toilet room, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 7 inches of maneuvering space on the latch side of the door.

D10

12 Months

1.14. e    Girls' Toilet Room with Stalls within Locker Room

   

1.14. e (1)    The third door is inaccessible because the force required to open the door is 12 pounds.

D2

12 Months

1.14. e (2)    Each lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type faucets. 

TR10

12 Months

1.14. e (3)    Each lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 Months

1.14. e (4)    Each lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom edge of the apron is 27.75 inches above the finished floor.

TR11

12 Months

1.14. e (5)    No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 Months

1.14. e (6)    The paper towel dispenser is mounted 48 inches above the finished floor with a reach over the lavatory.

TR4

12 Months

1.14. e (7)    There is no accessible stall provided.

ST15

12 Months

1.14. e (8)    Although there are 6 stalls, there is no ambulatory stall provided.

ST1

12 Months

1.14. f    Girls' Showers within Locker Room

   

1.14. f (1)   Door

   

1.14. f (1)(1)     The pull side of the door to the showers, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 7 inches of maneuvering space on the latch side of the door.

D10

12 Months

1.14. f (2)   Showers

   

1.14. f (2)(1)     The route to the showers is inaccessible because it is blocked by mats.

AR2

12 Months

1.14. f (2)(2)     The shower stalls and gang shower are not accessible. 

B8

12 Months

1.14. g    Locker Area

   

1.14. g (1)  The bench is inaccessible because it is 15.25 inches above the finished floor and 9.5 inches wide.

LR1

12 Months

1.14. g (2)  No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 Months

1.15   Boys' Locker Room

   

1.15. a    No accessible signage is provided.

TR17

12 Months                 

1.15. b    There is inadequate clearance on the latch side of the door for a front  (push) side approach.

D7

12 Months                 

1.15. c    The first and second doors in a series are inaccessible because they have knob hardware.

D1

12 Months

1.15. d   The first and second doors in a series are inaccessible because the force required to open the door is 10 pounds.

D2

12 Months

1.15. e    The door to the urinals is inaccessible because the force required to open the door is 10 pounds.

D2

12 Months

1.15. f    Boys' Toilet Room within Locker Room

   

1.15. f (1)   No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 Months

1.15. f (2)   The paper towel dispenser is mounted 47 inches above the finished floor with a reach over the lavatory.

TR4

12 Months

1.15. f (3)   Each lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom edge of the apron is 27.75 inches above the finished floor.

TR11

12 Months

1.15. f (4)   Each lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 Months

1.15. f (5)   Each urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 22 inches above the finished floor.

TR20

12 Months

1.15. f (6)   There is no accessible stall provided

ST15

12 Months

1.15. g    Boys' Gang Showers

   

1.15. g (1)  The showers are not accessible.

B8

12 Months

1.15. h    Boys' Locker Area

   

1.15. h (1)  The bench is inaccessible because it is 9.5 inches wide. 

LR1

12 Months

1.15. h (2)  There is no accessible locker provided.

LR3

12 Months

1.16   Clinic

   

1.16. a    The door to the clinic is inaccessible because it has knob hardware.

D1

12 Months

1.16. b    The fire extinguisher protrudes into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

12 Months

1.17   Classrooms used for Adult Education

   

1.17. a    The signage provided is inaccessible because it is not mounted on the latch side of the door in Braille and raised letters.

D26

12 Months

1.17. b    The doors are inaccessible because they have knob hardware and the force required to open them exceeds 5 pounds. 

D1,

D2

12 Months

1.18   Elevator

   

1.18. a    The elevator contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities.

E7

12 Months

1.19   Second Floor-Men's Toilet Room

   

1.19. a    The toilet room signage is inaccessible because it is located above the door frame and is more than 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.

TR17

12 Months

1.19. b    The book shelf protrudes into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

12 Months

1.19. c    The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom edge of the apron is 28 inches above the finished floor, there is inadequate clear floor space, the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact, and it has twist-type faucets.

TR9

12 Months

1.19. d   The soap dispenser and the paper towel dispenser are inaccessible because their controls are located above the reach range of a person using a wheelchair.

TR5

12 Months

1.19. e    No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 Months

1.19. f    The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 20 inches above the finished floor and its centerline is 17 inches from the side wall.

ST20,

ST17

12 Months

1.19. g    The grab bars are inaccessible because they are mounted 1 5/8 inches from the wall.

ST13

12 Months

1.19. h    The rear grab bar is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the flush pipe. 

ST5

12 Months

1.19. i     The rear grab bar is inaccessible because the distance from the closer end to the side wall is 7 inches.

ST4

12 Months

1.19. j     The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted above the side grab bar and interferes with its use.

ST19

12 Months

1.20   Second Floor-Women's Toilet Room

   

1.20. a    The toilet room signage is inaccessible because it is located above the door frame and is more than 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.

TR17

12 Months

1.20. b    The book shelf protrudes into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

12 Months

1.20. c    The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact and it has twist-type faucets.

TR12, TR10

12 Months

1.20. d   The soap dispenser and the paper towel dispenser are inaccessible because their controls are located above the reach range of a person using a wheelchair.

TR4

12 Months

1.20. e    The toilet flush control is inaccessible because it is located on the closed side.

ST2

12 Months

1.20. f    The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 19.75 inches above the finished floor, and its centerline is 16.5 inches from the side wall.

ST20,

ST17

12 Months

1.20. g    The rear grab bar is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the flush pipe. 

ST5

12 Months

1.20. h    The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted above the side grab bar and interferes with its use.

ST19

12 Months

1.20. i     No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 Months

2.         Chantilly High School  (Altered)

            4201 Stringfellow Road

            Chantilly, VA 20151

   

2.1     Front Parking Lot

   

2.1. a   The parking lot, with a total of 650 parking spaces, is inaccessible because it has an insufficient number of spaces are reserved for people with disabilities. 

P3

12 Months

2.1. b   The parking lot is inaccessible because there are no access aisles associated with the designated parking spaces.

P1

12 Months

2.2     Accessible Route to Entrance

   

2.2. a   The curb ramp in front of the school is inaccessible because it has a primary slope of 10%.

AR5

12 Months

2.3     Exterior Entrance

   

2.3. a   The exterior entrance is inaccessible because the route to the automatic door opener is blocked by hoses.

AR1

12 Months

2.4     Parking on South Side of Building near Tennis Courts

   

2.4. a  The parking reserved for persons with disabilities is inaccessible because the access aisle for the designated van accessible space is 66 inches wide. 

P8

12 Months

2.5     Accessible Route to South Side Entrance

   

2.5. a      The curb ramp has a slope of 11.1%. 

AR5

12 Months

2.6     Toilet Rooms and Shower Rooms serving the Shelter Areas

   

2.6. a      These rooms were not surveyed. 

ST14,

B8

12 Months

3.         Marshall High School  (Existing)

            7731 Leesburg Pike

            Falls Church, VA 22043

   

3.1     Parking

   

3.1. a      Although the parking lot has a total of 82 parking spaces, an inadequate number are designated as reserved for people with disabilities.

P3

48 Months

3.1. b      The parking reserved for persons with disabilities is inaccessible because slopes and cross slopes of the parking spaces and access aisles exceed 2%.

P7

48 Months

3.1. c      The parking space to the right of the access aisle is inaccessible because it lacks appropriate signage.

P6

48 Months

3.2     Accessible Route

   

3.2. a      The curb ramp closest to the parking lot is inaccessible because it has a running slope of 11.5% and a cross slope of 2.5%.  The curb ramp closest to the entrance is inaccessible because there is a 12% slope from the road to the curb ramp and the curb ramp has a running slope of 12.1%, a left flared side slope of 13%, and a right flared side of 10.2%.

AR5

48 Months

3.3     Interior Accessible Route

   

3.3. a      Throughout the building, the defibrillators protrude into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

48 Months

3.3. b      Throughout the building, the porcelain drinking fountains protrude into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. 

AR8

48 Months

3.3. c      Throughout the building, the permanent room signage is inaccessible because it is located over each door, lacks Braille and raised characters and is not located on the latch side of the door mounted 60 inches to the centerline from the finished floor.

D26

48 Months

3.4     Elevator

   

3.4. a  The elevator is inaccessible because the cab measures 50 inches by 45 inches.

E2

48 Months

3.4. b  The clearance between the car platform sill and the edge of the hoistway landing is 1.5 inches.

E10

48 Months

3.4. c  The elevator is inaccessible because, although emergency communications are provided, the system does not work without voice communication. 

E8

48 Months

3.5     Lift to Gymnasium

   

3.5. a      The door to the lift area on top floor is inaccessible because it requires 8 pounds of force to open.

D2

48 Months

3.5. b      The lift is inaccessible because it does not facilitate unassisted entry, operation, and exit.

LF1

48 Months

3.6     Main Gymnasium

   

3.6. a      The door is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open.

D2

48 Months

3.7     Men's Locker Room

   

3.7. a      The locker room sign is inaccessible because it is not mounted on the latch side of the door with the centerline at 60 inches above the finished floor, there is no Braille or raised characters, and there is no International Symbol of Accessibility.

TR17

48 Months

3.7. b      The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

48 Months

3.7. c      The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has insufficient maneuvering clearance.

D6

48 Months

3.7. d     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

48 Months

3.7. e      The lavatory is inaccessible because it has insufficient clear floor space. 

TR8

48 Months

3.7. f      The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type faucets.

TR10

48 Months

3.7. g      No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

48 Months

3.7. h      The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 22.5 inches above the finished floor.

TR20

48 Months

3.7. i       The toilet flush control is inaccessible because it is located on the closed side.

ST2

48 Months

3.7. j       The rear grab bar is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the flush pipe. 

ST5

48 Months

3.7. k      The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted above the side grab bar.

ST19

48 Months

3.7. l       No accessible shower is provided.

B8

48 Months

3.7. m     The bench is inaccessible because it is 9.5 inches wide and 16 inches long. 

LR1

48 Months

3.8     Women's Locker Room

   

3.8. a      The locker room sign is inaccessible because it is not mounted on the latch side of the door with the centerline at 60 inches above the finished floor, there is no Braille or raised characters, and there is no International Symbol of Accessibility.

TR17

48 Months

3.8. b      The soap dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are mounted 55.5 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

48 Months

3.8. c      No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

48 Months

3.8. d     The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted above the reach range of a person using a wheelchair and over an obstruction.

TR4

48 Months

3.8. e      The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

48 Months

3.8. f      The lavatory is inaccessible because it has insufficient clear floor space. 

TR8

48 Months

3.8. g      The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type faucets.

TR10

48 Months

3.8. h      The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 20 inches above the finished floor.

ST20

48 Months

3.8. i       The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 20 inches from the side wall.

ST17

48 Months

3.8. j       No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

48 Months

3.8. k      The rear grab bar is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the flush pipe. 

ST5

48 Months

3.8. l    The transfer shower is inaccessible because it is used as a storage area. 

M1

48 Months

3.8. m  The shower grab bars are inaccessible because they are not L-shaped and continuous and one of the grab bars is mounted 24 inches above the finished floor.

B9

48 Months

3.8. n   The shower controls are inaccessible because they require twisting to operate.

TR3

48 Months

3.8. o      The shower is inaccessible because no shower spray unit is provided, and the shower head is more than 48 inches above the finished floor.

B11

48 Months

3.8. p      The bench is inaccessible because it is 9.5 inches wide and 16 inches above the finished floor.

LR1

48 Months

3.9     Men's Toilet Room across from Cafeteria

   

3.9. a      The signage is inaccessible because it is not mounted on the latch side of the door with the centerline at 60 inches above the finished floor, there is no Braille or raised characters, and there is no International Symbol of Accessibility.

TR17

48 Months

3.9. b      The towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

48 Months

3.9. c      The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19 inches from the side wall.

ST17

48 Months

3.9. d     The toilet flush control is inaccessible because it is on the closed side. 

ST2

48 Months

3.9. e      The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted above the grab bar.

ST19

48 Months

3.9. f      The rear grab bar is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the flush pipe. 

ST5

48 Months

3.10   Women's Toilet Room across from Cafeteria

   

3.10. a    The signage is inaccessible because it is not mounted on the latch side of the door with the centerline at 60 inches above the finished floor, there is no Braille or raised characters, and there is no International Symbol of Accessibility.

TR17

48 Months

3.10. b    The shelf protrudes into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

48 Months

3.10. c    No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

48 Months

3.10. d   The lavatory is inaccessible because its knee and toe clearances do not comply with Figure 31.

TR9

48 Months

3.10. e    The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

48 Months

3.10. f    The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 28 inches from the side wall, and the top of the seat is more than 19 inches above the finished floor.

ST17,

ST20

48 Months

3.10. g    The side grab bar is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long and mounted 28 inches above the finished floor.

ST6

48 Months

3.10. h    The rear grab bar is inaccessible because it is mounted 2.5 inches from the wall and 28 inches above the finished floor.

ST3

48 Months

3.10. i     The rear grab bar is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the flush pipe. 

ST5

48 Months

3.10. j     The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted above the side grab bar.

ST19

48 Months

3.11   Clinic

   

3.11. a    The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

48 Months

3.11. b    The signage is inaccessible because it is not mounted on the latch side of the door with the centerline at 60 inches above the finished floor and there is no Braille or raised characters.

D26

48 Months

3.12   Hallway

   

3.12. a    The drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.

AR8

48 Months

3.13   Classrooms

   

3.13. a    The doors to the classrooms are inaccessible because they have knob hardware. 

D1

48 Months

3.14   Rear Parking Lot for Faculty

   

3.14. a    Although the parking lot has a total of 338 parking spaces, an inadequate number are designated as reserved for people with disabilities.

P3

48 Months

3.14. b    The van accessible parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks the appropriate signage and the signage designating parking as reserved for persons with disabilities is mounted too low and is obstructed by parked vehicles.

P6

48 Months


 

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