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ODOT has slightly steeper hill to climb in making curb ramps ADA compliant

Last year, ODOT data showed 97 percent of sidewalk ramps along state highways were in violation of ADA standards. Revised Data This month, ODOT released a revised summary of their curb ramp inventory, which shows the agency has a even steeper hill to climb in bringing curb ramps into compliance: They discovered an extra 1,100… Continue Reading ODOT has slightly steeper hill to climb in making curb ramps ADA compliant

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ODOT survey: 97 percent of curb ramps across state violate ADA standards

New data collected by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) shows that at least 97 percent of more than 26,000 curb ramps on state roads and highways fail to comply with the ADA. In rural Oregon, entire counties—including Coos, Curry, and Grant Counties—don’t have a single fully-compliant ramp on state roads and highways. The data,… Continue Reading ODOT survey: 97 percent of curb ramps across state violate ADA standards

FAQs: Making Street Crossings Safer

Curb Ramps How many locations throughout the state have curb ramps that don’t comply with the ADA? To get an up-to-date number of substandard curb ramps, ODOT is undertaking a statewide survey that will be completed by December 31, 2017. Each location may have more than one curb ramp. According to a 2008 survey, approximately… Continue Reading FAQs: Making Street Crossings Safer