ADA Sidewalk Retrofits and New Sidewalk Installations. Takoma Park, Maryland.
Following the City’s approval of the guidelines, WRA worked with the City’s on-call contractor to advance the design and construction of the pedestrian improvements at locations selected by the City’s DPW Director. This portion of the task included field engineering the pedestrian facility designs, coordination with the adjacent property owners, adhering to the City’s arborist’s requirements, assisting the on-call contractor with the layout of the proposed designs/grades, construction inspection, quantity take-off documentation, and ADA compliance reviews.
WRA performed detailed field survey for selected pedestrian improvements throughout the City, including adjacent to the City’s Community Center/Police Station to guarantee ADA compliance due to limited site constraints.
After development of ADA guidelines for the City of Takoma Park, WRA conducted ADA compliance studies of existing facilities and prepared design plans and renderings for selected pedestrian improvements, including reconstruction of sidewalk ramps, island/median crossings, and driveways.
WRA consulted with the City Arborist to develop special tree protection measures.
This task included ADA compliance of field engineered pedestrian facilities, coordination with adjacent property owners, assisting the on-call contractor with the layout of the proposed designs/grades, construction inspection, and quantity take-off documentation.