Attachment I: Modifications to Newly Constructed Facilities

 

 

Please Note: Paragraph 46 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will 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:

 

1. Within 32 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County shall complete the following modifications to Fire Station #5:

 

a. Parking: Although the parking lot has twenty-five parking spaces, there are no parking spaces designated for people with disabilities. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide one van accessible space 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).

 

b. Exterior Entrance: The entrance door is inaccessible because there is a 4 inch change in level at the threshold to the door and knob hardware is used. Provide an accessible door with a threshold that is no greater than inch, or is no greater than inch and is beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2 and 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)(a), 4.13.8, 4.13.9.

 

c. Exercise Room: The door is inaccessible because there is a 5 inch change in level at the threshold to the door and knob hardware is used. Provide an accessible door with a threshold that is no greater than inch, or is no greater than inch and is beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2 and 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), 4.13.8, 4.13.9, 4.5.2.

 

d. Drinking Fountain

 

i. The drinking fountain has a spout that is 38 inches above the finished floor, and the surface mounted electrical box interferes with toe space. Provide a fountain that has a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet, and that otherwise complies with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.1.3(10), 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

 

ii. The drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. Provide a circulation path 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. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards §§ 4.1.2(3), 4.4.

 

e. Accessible Unisex Toilet Room :

 

i. The toilet room sign centerline is not at 60 inches above the finished floor and does not have raised or Braille characters. 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.

 

ii. The door has knob hardware. Provide a door with hardware usable with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist. Lever-operated, push-type, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.2, 4.13.9.

 

iii. The route into the toilet room is impeded by a locker. Provide an accessible route with a minimum clear width of 36 inches, except at doors, where the width may decrease to 32 inches. Standards §§ 4.1.3(1), 4.3.3, 4.13.5.

 

iv. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

v. 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.

 

vi. The towel dispenser is inaccessible because it requires tight grasping and pinching to operate and is mounted 4 inches above the side grab bar. Provide a towel dispenser with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that 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). Ensure that the controls are a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that it is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(13), 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.27.4, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

vii. The hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

 

viii. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the closer end is 13 inches from the rear wall. Provide a side grab bar that is at least 42 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 54 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29(b).

 

ix. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches in overall length with the closer end 13 inches from the side wall. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

 

 

2. Within 24 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County shall complete the following modifications to Fire Station #3:

 

a. Parking: Although the parking lot has twenty-five parking spaces, there are no parking spaces designated for people with disabilities. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide one van accessible space 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).

 

b. Exterior Entrance: The entrance door is inaccessible because the threshold is over 1/4 inch high, it is not beveled, and knob hardware is used. Provide an accessible door with a threshold that is no greater than inch, or is no greater than inch and is beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2 and 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)(a), 4.13.8, 4.13.9.

 

c. Interior Door To Truck Bay: The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. 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.

 

d. Unisex Single-User Toilet Room #2: The toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22, 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

 

e. Unisex Toilet Room

 

i. The toilet room sign centerline is not at 60 inches above the finished floor. 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.

 

ii. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.1.3(14), 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

 

iii. The towel dispenser protrudes 6 inches into the main walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. 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.

 

iv. The hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

 

v. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline measures 27 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.

 

vi. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted above the rear grab bar. Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted within reach, with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar, and centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.6, Fig. 29(b).

 

vii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the closer end is 9 inches from the side wall. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

3. Within 24 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County shall complete the following modifications to the Parks Department Administrative Offices:

 

a. Parking: Although the parking lot has twenty-five parking spaces, there are no parking spaces designated for people with disabilities. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide one van accessible space 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).

 

b. Unisex Toilet Room

 

i. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. Provide a toilet room sign with 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.

 

ii. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. Provide a door with hardware usable with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist. Lever-operated, push-type, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.2, 4.13.9.

 

iii. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. 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.

 

c. Conference Room: The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. 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.

 

d. The wall cabinet is inaccessible because it is mounted too high and the cabinet pulls require tight grasping and twisting.. Provide a cabinet with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that 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). Ensure that the controls are a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that it is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(13), 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.27.4, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

4. Within 24 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County shall complete the following modifications East Jackson Health Department:

 

a. Parking

 

i. The parking reserved for persons with disabilities is inaccessible because the access aisles are 60 inches wide. Provide designated van accessible parking spaces that are a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5)(b), 4.6.3, Fig.9.

 

ii. The built-up curb ramp impermissibly extends into the required parking space's access aisle. Provide a curb ramp located so that it does not project into this element and all aspects of the ramp or curb cut comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.1.2(1), 4.1.2(2), 4.3.8, 4.7.6.

 

b. Nutrition Education Center: The double doors are inaccessible because each active leaf has a clear opening of 30 inches and requires 10 pounds of pressure to open. Provide a door at this location that has at least one active leaf with a clear opening at least 32 inches wide when measured from the face of the door to the middle edge of the other door when one door is opened 90 degrees and that has hardware usable with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist OR provide an automatic door opener that opens both doors simultaneously. Where no automatic opener is provided, door hardware may be lever-operated, push-type, or a U-shaped handle. Unless an automatic door operator is provided, there must be clear and level maneuvering clearances at the pull side and the push side of the active leaf as indicated in Fig. 25. The doors' threshold must be inch or less in height and beveled with a slope of no greater than 1:2. If a door closer is provided, it must be set so that the sweep period of the active leaf will, from an open position of 70 degrees, take 3 seconds to move to a point 3 inches from the latch, measured to the leading edge of the door. The active leaf must not take more than 5 pounds of force to open or close. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13, Figs. 24, 25.

 

c. Nutrition Education Center Office: The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 20 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. Mother's Room: The door is inaccessible because 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).

 

e. Cashier: The counter is inaccessible because it 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. Standards §§ 4.1.1(2), 7.2(1), 4.1.3(1), 4.3.

 

f. Men's Single User Toilet Room (WIC)

 

i. The door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because there is insufficient maneuvering space on the pull side beside the door. 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).

 

ii. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.1.3(14), 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

 

(1) 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.

 

(2) The ride grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the paper towel dispenser interferes with its use. Provide a rear grab bar that has at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any object beside or below it and at least 18 inches between the grab bar and any object above it. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 39.

 

(3) The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

iii. Women's Single User Toilet Room (WIC)

 

(1) Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.1.3(14), 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

 

(2) The ride grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the paper towel dispenser interferes with its use. Provide a rear grab bar that has at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any object beside or below it and at least 18 inches between the grab bar and any object above it. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 39.

 

(3) The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. 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.

 

(4) The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

g. Telephone (WIC): The telephone is inaccessible because the highest operable part, the coin slot, is 61 inches above the finished floor, the telephone is not hearing aid compatible 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).

 

h. Drinking Fountain (WIC): The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the spout is 38 inches above the finished floor and the water flow is 4 inches from the front of the unit. Provide at least one drinking fountain with a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet; and a spout located at the front of the unit that directs the water flow in a trajectory that is nearly parallel to the front of the unit and is positioned so the flow of water is within 3 inches of the front edge of the fountain and at least 4 inches high. Ensure that fountain controls are operable with one hand, require 5 lbf or less to operate without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist; and are front mounted or side mounted near the front edge. Additionally, 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), 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

 

i. Men's Single User Toilet Room Nutrition Ed. Center

 

i. The door is inaccessible because 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).

 

ii. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.1.3(14), 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

 

iii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the towel dispenser interferes with its use. Provide a rear grab bar that has at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any object beside or below it and at least 18 inches between the grab bar and any object above it. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 39.

 

iv. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

 

j. Women's Single User Toilet Room

 

i. The door is inaccessible because 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).

 

 

ii. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.1.3(14), 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

 

iii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the towel dispenser interferes with its use. Provide a rear grab bar that has at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any object beside or below it and at least 18 inches between the grab bar and any object above it. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 39.

 

iv. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline measures 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, 4.17.3, Fig. 30.

 

v. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. 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.

 

vi. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

k. Single User Toilet Room (Employee): The toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22, 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

 

5. Within 24 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County shall complete the following modifications the Madison County Criminal Justice Center:

 

a. Public Parking: Although the parking lot has a total of 63 parking spaces and 6 standard accessible parking spaces, not all of the standard parking spaces designated for people with disabilities have signage, there is no van accessible parking space or access aisle and the pavement markings are faded. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide one van accessible space and two 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).

 

b. Employee Parking: The built-up curb ramp impermissibly extends into the parking space's access aisle. Provide a curb ramp located so that it does not project into this element and all aspects of the ramp or curb cut comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.1.2(1), 4.1.2(2), 4.3.8, 4.7.6.

 

c. Common Elements: Many doors throughout the facility are inaccessible because the pressure required to open the doors is greater than 5 pounds (for example, the interior lobby door to the Jail has a pressure 18 pounds, room D115 - 13 pounds, D144 - 15 pounds, D129 - 13 pounds, interior lobby door to the Court - 14 pounds, Grand Jury office - 9 pounds, Employee Break Room - 9 pounds, Employee Office across from Grand Jury Office - 9 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. Jail Lobby

 

i. The reception window/counter is inaccessible because it is 43 inches above the finished floor. Provide a window/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.

 

ii. The gun cabinet directly inside the lobby door protrudes into the main walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. 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.

 

iii. The reception window/counter directly inside the lobby door is inaccessible because it is 43 inches above the finished floor. Provide a window/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.

 

e. Room 129 (Interview Room): The counter is inaccessible because it is 40 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.

 

f. E106 Holding Area Toilet: There is no rear grab bar at the toilet. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

 

g. E111 Holding Area Toilet: The single user toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22, 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

 

h. E192 Control Room: The stairs are inaccessible because handrails are not provided on both sides. Provide stairs with closed risers, uniform tread width and riser height, a tread depth of at least 11 inches measured from riser to riser, and nosings, treads, and risers that otherwise comply fully with the Standards. Provide handrails on both sides of the stairs such that the inside handrail on switchbacks or doglegs is continuous; handrails that are not continuous beyond the top and bottom of the stairs extend at least 12 inches beyond the top riser and at least 12 inches plus the width of one tread beyond the bottom riser; there is a clear space between the handrails and the wall of 1 inches; gripping surfaces are uninterrupted by newel posts, other construction elements, or obstructions; the handrails are mounted between 34 and 38 inches above stair nosings; the ends of the handrails are either rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post; and the handrails do not rotate within their fittings. Standards §§ 4.1.3(4), 4.9.

i. Toilet Rooms with Stalls

 

i. The doors (D137, D136, D118, D119) are inaccessible because the pressure required to open them varies from 12 to 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).

 

ii. No accessible coat hooks have been provided (D137, D136, D118, D119). Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

iii. The sanitary products dispensers (D137, D118) are inaccessible because they require twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide a tampon dispenser with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that 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(13), 4.27.4.

 

iv. The lavatory (D118) is inaccessible because there is no knee or toe clearance. 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; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

 

v. The toilet (D119) is inaccessible because its centerline measures 20 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, 4.17.3, Fig. 30.

 

j. D131 Women's Locker Room

 

i. The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 17 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).

 

ii. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

iii. The shower is inaccessible because the shower stall does not have accessible features. 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.

 

iv. An accessible bench is not provided in the dressing room. Provide a 24 inch by 48 inch bench fixed to the wall along the bench's longer dimension. Ensure that the bench has sufficient structural strength and is mounted with its surface between 17 inches and 19 inches above the finished floor. Provide clear floor space alongside the bench to allow a person using a wheelchair to make a parallel transfer onto the bench. Standards §§ 4.1.3(21), 4.35.4, 4.26.3.

 

v. The locker controls are inaccessible because they require twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide a locker with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that 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(13), 4.27.4.

 

 

k. D130 Men's Locker Room

 

i. The door is inaccessible because 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).

 

ii. The urinal is inaccessible because the flush control is 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.

 

iii. The toilet room door swings into the required clear floor space at the toilet. Ensure that no door swings into the required clear floor space at any accessible fixture. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.2.

iv. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

v. The shower is inaccessible because the shower stall does not have accessible features. 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.

 

vi. An accessible bench is not provided in the dressing room. Provide a 24 inch by 48 inch bench fixed to the wall along the bench's longer dimension. Ensure that the bench has sufficient structural strength and is mounted with its surface between 17 inches and 19 inches above the finished floor. Provide clear floor space alongside the bench to allow a person using a wheelchair to make a parallel transfer onto the bench. Standards §§ 4.1.3(21), 4.35.4, 4.26.3.

 

vii. The locker controls are inaccessible because they require twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide a locker with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that 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(13), 4.27.4.

 

 

l. A Pod (Maximum security - Males)

 

i. There is no accessible cell provided in the maximum security pod. Provide an accessible cell such that all of the cell's elements, including door width, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror (if provided), controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Where only one cell serves a particular purpose, such as a cell serving a particular courtroom, it shall be accessible. Where multiple cells are grouped together and serve the same purpose, at least one cell shall be accessible. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.22, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

 

ii. There is no accessible shower in the maximum security pod. 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.

 

iii. The telephone is inaccessible because the coin slot, the highest operable part, is 52 inches above the finished floor, the cord is 13 inches long, the telephone is not hearing aid compatible 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).

 

iv. The telephone protrudes into the walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. Provide a circulation path 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. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards §§ 4.1.2(3), 4.4.

 

m. B Pod (Women's Area - 2 Accessible Cells on lower level)

 

i. No accessible table has been provided. Provide at least one picnic table on an accessible route such that there is knee space at the table at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 19 inches deep, and such that the height of the top of the table is between 28 inches and 34 inches above the ground. Standards §§ 4.1.3(18), 4.32.3, 4.32.4.

 

ii. The telephone protrudes into the main walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. 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.

 

iii. The shower is inaccessible because the shower stall has grab bars but no other accessible features. 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.

 

iv. 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.

 

v. There is no rear grab bar provided, and the positioning of the toilet and the side grab bar are such that a person using a wheelchair cannot transfer safely between toilet and wheelchair. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall, and a side grab bar that is at least 42 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 54 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall. Ensure that the grab bars are mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bars and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bars and any object beside or below it and at least 18 inches between the grab bar and any object above it. Ensure that the toilet and grab bars are positioned such that the relationship between toilet and grab bars is consistent with Fig. 29. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Figs. 29, 39.

 

vi. The lavatory lacks compliant clear floor space and knee and toe space. 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), 4.22.6, 4.19.2, 4.19.3, 4.19.4, 4.19.5, 4.27.4, Figs. 31, 32.

 

n. C Pod - 3 Identical Accessible Cells

 

i. The shower is inaccessible because the controls are 62 inches above the finished floor, and there is no shower spray hose or fixed head at 48" and no seat. 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.

 

ii. 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.

 

iii. There is no rear grab bar provided at the toilet. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

iv. The lavatory lacks compliant clear floor space and knee and toe clearances. 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), 4.22.6, 4.19.2, 4.19.3, 4.19.4, 4.19.5, 4.27.4, Figs. 31, 32.

 

 

o. E143 Exam Room Single-User Toilet

 

i. No accessible signage has been provided. Provide a toilet room sign with 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.

 

ii. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.1.3(14), 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

 

iii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

p. Court House Elevators

 

i. The elevator is inaccessible because the hall lanterns signal once for up and once for down. Provide hall lanterns at each hoistway entrance that emit a visible and audible signal indicating which car is answering a call. Ensure that audible signals sound once for the up direction and twice for the down direction or have verbal annunciators that say "up" or "down;" and that visible signals are mounted so that their centerline is at least 72 inches above the lobby floor, they are at least 2 inches in the smallest dimension, and they are visible from the vicinity of the hall call button. Lanterns located in cars, visible from the vicinity of hall call buttons, and conforming to the above requirements, are acceptable. Standards §§ 4.1.3(5), 4.10.4, Fig. 20.

 

ii. The elevator is inaccessible because, although emergency communications are provided, the system does not work without voice communication and was inoperable when a test call was made while on-site. Provide a two-way communication system such that it does not require voice communication, the highest operable part is a maximum of 48 inches above the finished floor of the car, and it is identified by a raised symbol and lettering located adjacent to the device. If the system uses a handset, ensure that the length of the cord from the panel to the handset is at least 29 inches. If the system is located in a closed compartment, ensure that the compartment door hardware operates without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist. Standards §§ 4.1.3(5), 4.10.14.

 

q. Drinking Fountains

 

i. Although accessible drinking fountains are provided on every floor in the courthouse, there are no drinking fountains 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).

 

r. Women's Toilet Room with Stalls (2nd floor - Employee)

 

i. The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 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).

 

ii. The sanitary products dispenser is inaccessible because it requires twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide a tampon dispenser with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that 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(13), 4.27.4.

 

iii. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

iv. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

s. Men's Toilet Room with Stalls 9 lbs (2nd Floor - Employee)

 

i. The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 9 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).

 

ii. The urinal is inaccessible because the flush control is 47 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.

 

iii. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. 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.

 

iv. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

v. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

t. Women's Toilet Room with Stalls (2nd Floor - Public)

 

i. The door is inaccessible because 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).

 

ii. The sanitary products dispenser is inaccessible because it requires twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide a tampon dispenser with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that 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(13), 4.27.4.

 

iii. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. 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.

 

iv. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

v. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 33 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

vi. The stall is less than 60 inches wide and the rear wall juts into the required clear floor space. Provide a toilet stall that is at least 60 inches wide and at least 56 inches deep for a wall-mounted toilet or at least 59 inches deep for a floor-mounted toilet, such that the centerline of the toilet is exactly 18 inches from the near side wall or partition, and there is at least 9 inches of toe clearance above the floor at the front partition if the stall is no more than 60 inches deep. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17, Fig. 30.

 

u. Men's Toilet Room with Stalls (2nd Floor - Public)

 

i. The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 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).

ii. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

iii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 33 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

iv. The stall door is directly in front of the toilet instead of the opposite corner and the rear wall juts into the clear floor space. The toilet is inaccessible because there is insufficient clear floor space. Provide clear floor space that complies with Fig. 30 at the toilet. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30.

 

v. The doors to the Grand Jury Office, Break Room, and Office across the hall require 9 pounds of force to operate. 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).

 

 

w. Circuit Court Division III (2nd floor)

 

i. The courtroom is inaccessible to people with hearing impairments because there is no assistive listening system provided. 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 a minimum of 2 receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability. 28 C.F.R. §35.160; Standards §§ 4.1.3(19)(b), 4.30, 4.33.

 

x. Circuit Court Division II (2nd floor)

 

i. The courtroom is inaccessible to people with hearing impairments because there is no assistive listening system provided. 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 a minimum of 2 receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability. 28 C.F.R. §35.160; Standards §§ 4.1.3(19)(b), 4.30, 4.33.

 

y. Court House Holding Area

 

i. There are no grab bars at the toilet. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall, and a side grab bar that is at least 42 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 54 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall. Ensure that the grab bars are mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bars and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bars and any other object, such as a toilet paper dispenser or a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

 

ii. The bench in the holding area is 20 inches deep. Provide a 24 inch by 48 inch bench fixed to the wall along the bench's longer dimension. Ensure that the bench has sufficient structural strength and is mounted with its surface between 17 inches and 19 inches above the finished floor. Provide clear floor space alongside the bench to allow a person using a wheelchair to make a parallel transfer onto the bench. Standards §§ 4.1.3(21), 4.35.4, 4.26.3.

 

(NOTE: Elevator inside holding operated with key access by deputies only)

 

z. Jury Room Division III

 

i. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

aa. Women's Single User Toilet Room (Jury Room Div III)

 

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

 

ii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

 

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

 

bb. Men's Single User Toilet Room (Jury Room Div III)

 

i. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

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

 

cc. Women's Single User Toilet Room (Jury Room Div II)

 

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

 

ii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.

 

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

 

dd. Men's Single User Toilet Room (Jury Room Div II)

 

i. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29.