Accessible Public Rights-of-Way Planning and Designing for Alterations

The vast majority of work in the public right-of-way environment is reconstruction, alteration work, not new construction. The bulk of public works funds are used to maintain and to make changes in those existing environments, rather than to create new facilities. Each altered element must be accessible to and usable by people who have disabilities, to the maximum extent feasible. Integrating accessible features in planned alterations projects requires an understanding of both regulatory and usability concepts. This technical assistance publication has been developed to provide guidance in the planning and design of pedestrian improvements constructed as part of an alteration project. Its text, illustrations, and case studies aim to expand the reader’s body of knowledge in accessible right-of-way design. Chapters include: Alterations, Design Process, Design Solutions, Model Sidewalks, Curb Ramp Examples, and Resources.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Special Report
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 116p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01713729
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 2019 9:27AM