Sidewalk Inspection Projects

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Due: June 20, 2024

Menifee, CA - ADA Self Evaluation and Transition Plan

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“The City of Menifee is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to implement a comprehensive Federal ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan for City buildings, parks, parking lots, street intersections and sidewalks. This Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks to secure the most qualified firm or consultant to perform field investigations within the City Right-Of-Way and of the City facilities to identify obstacles limiting accessibility, describe methods to improve accessibility and specify a schedule for achieving ADA compliance” (3).

Relevant Scope of Work

“Phase 1: Self Evaluation

3. Conduct field surveys of City and Public facilities listed in Appendix A and B that may be accessed by the public and are therefore required for review and inclusion by ADA. The surveys will focus on the evaluation of architectural barriers, including path of travel, both in the public right of way within and around the facility, and provide an initial recommendation in terms of priority for barrier removal. 

5. Compile survey data in a useable and easily accessible format, which should include a version compatible with Microsoft Excel. Survey data shall be compiled using GIS that is compatible with the City’s ArcMap v.10 GIS. The survey shall include the following: a. Sidewalks: Location, length, width, cross slopes, material, surface condition, location of heavy cracking, uplifting, obstacles within the sidewalk, driveway crossings. b. Missing Sidewalks: Location, type and number of fixed obstacles in immediate area of future sidewalks. c. Curb ramps: Location, type, surface condition, landing, cross slopes, width, truncated domes, crosswalk connection and alignment. d. Missing Curb ramps: Location, sidewalk surface condition, type and number of fixed obstacles. e. Pedestrian Ramps: Location, length, width, landing, cross slopes, hand railing, condition. Compile data and meet with ADA Compliance Team to review and analyze data gathered from the survey process” (12).

Due: June 27, 2024

Richmond, VA - Roadway and Pavement Assessment

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“The City of Richmond is soliciting proposals for professional engineering services to establish a contract through competitive negotiation pursuant to Richmond City Code section 21-68 for pavement condition assessment and analysis services and sidewalk condition assessment and analysis services of City-owned roads, sidewalks, driveway aprons, curbs, gutters, and ADA ramps” (4).

Relevant Scope of Work

“1.3.4. Sidewalk Assessment 

A. The Contractor shall assign staff to perform the image capturing and concrete condition surveys for the entire City sidewalk network including curb and gutter, ADA ramps, driveway aprons, and carriage walks. All work shall be performed by the Contractor according to ASTM Standards of Practice (D-6433-11)...

D. The Contractor shall use a ESRI or ARCGIS compliant application to create asset inventories and perform sidewalk repair ratings…” (8).

Due: June 28, 2024

Lafayette, CO - Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance and Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan

109 miles of sidewalk, 3,851 curb ramps
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“The City of Lafayette (“City” or “Lafayette”) is requesting proposals from qualified firms to assure that its policies and procedures, equipment and technologies, facilities, buildings, and structures are compliant with laws, regulations, and requirements applicable to individuals with disabilities. The City actively ensures nondiscrimination and accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973” (6).

Relevant Scope of Work

Public Right of Way Evaluation and Transition Plan:

The City has 180 miles of sidewalk and multiuse paths, an additional 90 miles of open space

trails for a total of 270 linear miles, in addition to 11 signalized traffic intersections with two additional coming online in the next year. There are 3,851 curb ramps as many driveways were installed with curb ramps instead of drive cuts. For street furniture, the City has 0.9 miles of street furniture along Public Road, including 30 Benches, 10 of which are at RTD Bus Stops. Lastly, the city maintains 29 public parking lots, approximately 1,085,346 sq ft (24.9 acres).

 

The response must include plans to evaluate the following…

·   Sidewalks (Pedestrian Access Routes), Multi-use Paths

·   Curb Ramps and blended Transitions

·   Detectable Warning Surfaces…

2. Conduct surveys and audits on all City Public Right-of-Ways that may limit accessibility and compare to the federal ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)

- Review each PROW considering federal ADA guidelines and/or any applicable Colorado access requirements where they are more stringent than federal requirements

-Develop a site report for each location identified. The site report must include a description of the specific barriers at each location, and a reference to the ADA regulation or PROWAG guideline citation

-Each site report shall provide a description of the ways in which specific barriers are to be corrected as well as a detailed cost estimate for each solution including the use of “smart practices” that may or may not be required by the ADA, but would improve accessibility – these “smart practices” should be distinguished from actual requirements of the ADA

- Each site report shall provide a narrative that applies the PROWAG test to multiple similar City PROW and shall recommend which of them shall be compliant

- Produce site diagrams (including photos and GPS points) of PROW for use in the ADA Transition Plan. Diagrams should note the location of barriers. If available, the City will provide information that details City PROW

- Complete a GIS database (or other similar report) of PROW deficiencies, with georeferenced pictures of the locations for ongoing monitoring and updating

Each site report shall have checklists for the ADA compliance elements at each site, and all field notes shall be included as an index to the individual reports

Due: July 2, 2024

Weston, MA - Pedestrian, Bicycle, Sidewalk and Multi-Use Path Master Plan

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"The Town of Weston is inviting proposals from qualified firms to develop Weston’s Pedestrian, Bicycle, Sidewalk and Multi-Use Path Master Plan. The scope of these services shall include, but not be limited to, the following: survey and catalog existing bicycle paths, sidewalks and trails; neighborhood outreach; investigation into existing neighborhood comments; pedestrian/bicycle studies; sidewalk studies; presentations; work with town staff and committees and the preparation of the Pedestrian, Bicycle and Sidewalk Master Plan" (1).

Relevant Scope of Work

"Existing Conditions Inventory – The Engineer shall prepare an existing conditions inventory of infrastructure utilized by pedestrians and bicyclists, within the Town and any adjacent regional connections.

  1.  Work under this task will include, but not be limited to:some text
    1. Identify and map existing shared paved and unpaved paths, trails, and sidewalks" (2-3).

Due: July 2, 2024

Weston, MA - Pedestrian, Bicycle, Sidewalk, and Multi-Use Path Master Plan

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"The Town of Weston is inviting proposals from qualified firms to develop Weston’s Pedestrian, Bicycle, Sidewalk and Multi-Use Path Master Plan. The scope of these services shall include, but not be limited to, the following: survey and catalog existing bicycle paths, sidewalks and trails; neighborhood outreach; investigation into existing neighborhood comments; pedestrian/bicycle studies; sidewalk studies; presentations; work with town staff and committees and the preparation of the Pedestrian, Bicycle and Sidewalk Master Plan" (1).

Relevant Scope of Work

"Existing Conditions Inventory – The Engineer shall prepare an existing conditions inventory of infrastructure utilized by pedestrians and bicyclists, within the Town and any adjacent regional connections.

  1.  Work under this task will include, but not be limited to:some text
    1. Identify and map existing shared paved and unpaved paths, trails, and sidewalks" (2-3).
Due: June 27, 2024

Richmond, VA - Roadway and Pavement Assessment

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“The City of Richmond is soliciting proposals for professional engineering services to establish a contract through competitive negotiation pursuant to Richmond City Code section 21-68 for pavement condition assessment and analysis services and sidewalk condition assessment and analysis services of City-owned roads, sidewalks, driveway aprons, curbs, gutters, and ADA ramps” (4).

Relevant Scope of Work

“1.3.4. Sidewalk Assessment 

A. The Contractor shall assign staff to perform the image capturing and concrete condition surveys for the entire City sidewalk network including curb and gutter, ADA ramps, driveway aprons, and carriage walks. All work shall be performed by the Contractor according to ASTM Standards of Practice (D-6433-11)...

D. The Contractor shall use a ESRI or ARCGIS compliant application to create asset inventories and perform sidewalk repair ratings…” (8).

Due: June 20, 2024

Menifee, CA - ADA Self Evaluation and Transition Plan

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“The City of Menifee is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to implement a comprehensive Federal ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan for City buildings, parks, parking lots, street intersections and sidewalks. This Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks to secure the most qualified firm or consultant to perform field investigations within the City Right-Of-Way and of the City facilities to identify obstacles limiting accessibility, describe methods to improve accessibility and specify a schedule for achieving ADA compliance” (3).

Relevant Scope of Work

“Phase 1: Self Evaluation

3. Conduct field surveys of City and Public facilities listed in Appendix A and B that may be accessed by the public and are therefore required for review and inclusion by ADA. The surveys will focus on the evaluation of architectural barriers, including path of travel, both in the public right of way within and around the facility, and provide an initial recommendation in terms of priority for barrier removal. 

5. Compile survey data in a useable and easily accessible format, which should include a version compatible with Microsoft Excel. Survey data shall be compiled using GIS that is compatible with the City’s ArcMap v.10 GIS. The survey shall include the following: a. Sidewalks: Location, length, width, cross slopes, material, surface condition, location of heavy cracking, uplifting, obstacles within the sidewalk, driveway crossings. b. Missing Sidewalks: Location, type and number of fixed obstacles in immediate area of future sidewalks. c. Curb ramps: Location, type, surface condition, landing, cross slopes, width, truncated domes, crosswalk connection and alignment. d. Missing Curb ramps: Location, sidewalk surface condition, type and number of fixed obstacles. e. Pedestrian Ramps: Location, length, width, landing, cross slopes, hand railing, condition. Compile data and meet with ADA Compliance Team to review and analyze data gathered from the survey process” (12).

Due: June 6, 2024

Clay County, FL - Americans with Disabilities Act Audit of County Facilities

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“The Clay County Board of County Commissioners (County) is seeking a qualified Consultant to perform a thorough Countywide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) audit, with the objective of conducting a comprehensive evaluation of all County-owned buildings, properties, and public spaces to ensure adherence to ADA standards. This initiative is essential to identify and address barriers that may hinder access for individuals with disabilities, ensuring compliance with federal ADA standards. By conducting this audit, the County aims to promote inclusivity, prioritize necessary improvements, and reaffirm its commitment to providing equitable access to County services and facilities for all residents and visitors” (20).

Relevant Scope of Work

“The Countywide ADA audit will encompass a comprehensive assessment of all County-owned buildings, properties, and public spaces to ensure compliance with the ADA.

The audit will employ a multifaceted methodology involving physical inspections, document reviews, stakeholder interviews, and program evaluations.

• Architectural accessibility, the design and construction of buildings and spaces that can be easily and independently used by people with disabilities, will be a primary focus, with evaluations of ramps, elevators, signage, parking, sidewalks and restroom facilities to identify barriers and recommend solutions” (20).

Due: May 23, 2024

Canton, CT - American with Disabilities Act, Transition Plan for Public Rights of Way

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“The Town of Canton, Connecticut, including its Land Use and Public Works Departments, (hereinafter “Town”) are seeking professional services to develop and public a Transition Plan for Public Rights of Way (ROW) to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)” (1).

Relevant Scope of Work

As part of meeting this scope, the selected consultant will, at a minimum, conduct the following activities:

Inventory…

  • Develop a geodatabase and related base mapping to serve as the basis to conduct a townwide inventory of existing sidewalks and curb ramps.
  • Spatially located sidewalks and curb ramps and attributed information, including preliminary compliance information.  
  • Create a complete a baseline inventory and preliminary ADA assessment of existing curb ramp locations…

Demand and Prioritization…

  • Utilize GIS-centric mapping and reporting, including large format mapping identifying sidewalk and curb ramp locations, materials, condition, and compliance status…

Assessment and Field Measurement 

  • Confirm and assess conditions for existing curb ramp locations for ADA compliance attributes…” (1-2).