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ADA Compliance Specialist
ALC Construction, llc | Construction Management

ALC Construction, llc. is not only an ADA Compliance Specialist Contractor but also a construction management company. ALC Construction, llc. manages construction projects. ALC Construction, llc. does overall planning, coordination and takes control of a project from beginning to completion. CPM or CM is aimed at meeting a client’s requirements to accomplish a functional and financially sound project. ALC Construction, llc. provides services for all types of commercial, civil, industrial and environmental construction. Once assigned to a construction project that has been completely designed by an architect or engineer, or is still in progress, ALC Construction, llc. wins bids by best value and qualification based selection. This company has the ability to handle public and employee safety.  This company also specializes in  time, cost and quality management, with an emphasis on decision making, engineering and human resources to accomplish the job for a selected project. ALC is focused on project objectives and plans including characterizing the scope, budget, schedule, and performance requirements.  They also have project participants, sub-contractors and suppliers immediately available. ALC maximizes resource efficiency with procedures of labor, materials and equipment. They implement various operations through proper management and control of planning, design, estimating, contracting and construction.  All of these are meet regulations and specifications for the entire process by developing efficient communications and mechanisms to resolve conflicts and issues.

The ADA and City Governments: Common Problems

Astreet cornerccess to civic life by people with disabilities is a fundamental goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). To ensure that this goal is met, Title II of the ADA requires State and local governments to make their programs and services accessible to persons with disabilities. This requirement extends not only to physical access at government facilities, programs, and events — but also to policy changes that governmental entities must make to ensure that all people with disabilities can take part in, and benefit from, the programs and services of State and local governments. In addition, governmental entities must ensure effective communication — including the provision of necessary auxiliary aids and services — so that individuals with disabilities can participate in civic life.

Curb ramps providing access to streets and sidewalks are a basic city service.

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One important way to ensure that Title II’s requirements are being met in cities of all sizes is through self-evaluation, which is required by the ADA regulations. Self-evaluation enables local governments to pinpoint the facilities, programs and services that must be modified or relocated to ensure that local governments are complying with the ADA.

This document contains a sampling of common problems shared by city governments of all sizes that have been identified through the Department of Justice’s ongoing enforcement efforts. The document provides examples of common deficiencies and explains how these problems affect persons with disabilities. The document is not intended to be comprehensive or exhaustive.   Read more…

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Access Information For Persons With Disabilities

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Request for Special Accommodation

The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), a federal civil rights statute, requires all state and local governmental entities, including the courts, to accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities who have an interest in court activities, programs, and services. The Superior Court does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or in the admission and access to its services, programs or activities. The Court has designated an ADA Coordinator at each Court facility to carry out each facility’s compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of the ADA.

Persons with disabilities who require a special accommodation to access Court programs, services or activities may request the needed accommodation by filling out the Request for Accommodations by Persons with Disabilities and Order form, Judicial Council Form MC-410. Forms are available by clicking on the form name below, at the Clerk’s office and the ADA Coordinator’s office of each Courthouse, and by mail upon request to the ADA Coordinator’s office. Submit the completed form to the Clerk’s office or ADA Coordinator’s office of the Courthouse at issue. Jurors requesting a special accommodations should submit the completed form to the Juror Services Department.

Request for Accommodations by Persons with Disabilities and Order form (PDF format)

Resistance to ADA Compliance Continues After 22 Years in Existence

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SACRAMENTO, CA – July marks 236 years of independence for America, and yet, not all Americans have the opportunity to live independently. July 26 marks the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (http://www.ada.gov/), which established a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities. Twenty-two years ago, the ADA cited that “society has tended to isolate and segregate individuals with disabilities, and, despite some improvements, such forms of discrimination against individuals with disabilities continue to be a serious and pervasive social problem.” Although great strides have been made, this continues to hold true for many people living with disabilities who, on a daily basis, still confront barriers to equality and independence.
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ADA Requirements and Technical Assistance

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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requires the Department of Justice, along with other Federal agencies, to provide “technical assistance to individuals and insitutions that have rights or duties” under this law. The Department produced technical assistance materials for its 1991 ADA regulations implementing Title II (State and local governments) and Title III (public accommodations and non-profit service providers) and again in 2010 when the Department revised its ADA regulations for both titles.

Revised ADA Regulations Implementing Title II and Title III

Law School Admission Council Suit Becomes National Class Action

Law School Admission Council Suit Becomes National Class Action

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ADA News

In October of 2012, a federal judge issued an order allowing the U.S. Justice Department to intervene in a disability discrimination lawsuit against the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). The department’s intervention expands the case from a statewide class action limited to California residents to a nationwide pattern or practice lawsuit.

The lawsuit, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. LSAC Inc. et al., charges LSAC with widespread and systemic deficiencies in the way it processes requests by people with disabilities for testing accommodations for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). As a result, the lawsuit alleges, LSAC fails to provide testing accommodations where needed to best ensure that those test takers can demonstrate their aptitude and achievement level rather than their disability.

To view additional details about the this class action, visit:
http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2012/October/12-crt-1261.html

Access Board To Hold Meetings in Berkeley in May

Access Board To Hold Meetings in Berkeley in May

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On May 9, 2013 from 1:30 pm until 6:30 pm, the Access Board will hold a hearing, a panel discussion, and a reception. The hearing will focus on an upcoming Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on accessibility guidelines for ferries, cruise ships, excursion boats, and other passenger vessels. A panel discussion entitled, “Architecture and Urban Planning for the 21st Century: How Can We Foster Accessibility?” will occur after the hearing. Members of the public may ask questions and make comments. The public also is invited to attend the reception at 5:30 pm.

Location:
Ed Roberts Campus (at the Ashby BART Station)
3075 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703

Caught on tape: Wheelchair woes on MTA

Caught on tape: Wheelchair woes on MTA

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LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A two-month ABC7 Eyewitness News undercover investigation of the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has uncovered widespread disregard for the rights of disabled bus riders.

– See more at:
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=6832872#sthash.sVnHUenm.dpuf

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County planning to help disabled

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M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News

We started talking with MnDOT state aid about developing a template for counties to start looking at ADA compliance as it relates to transportation,” says Menter. “Rhonda (Lewis, county engineer) and I were real interested in having Sherburne County … Read More…

Civic center complaint pushes Disabilties Act compliance to forefront

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M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News

A formal complaint has been filed against Rushmore Plaza Civic Center for noncompliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, which means the city could be required to spend millions of dollars to upgrade its building. Read More…

Schools seek ADA compliance

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It’s recess time at Sierra Vista Elementary School, and the children scurry out the doors and rush to the playground to run and play with their friends. However, two of the preschool students find themselves waiting for help from teachers and staff Read More…

Sykesville hires firms to inspect ADA compliance

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A Hampstead resident filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of the Interior regarding accessibility compliance with the town of Sykesville for several buildings and parks in the area. Marilynn Phillips filed the complaint Oct. 6 against the …  Read More

House caught up to speed with help of ADA

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HR 01.03, the Crews act of January 2010 requested that with the findings of the self-evaluation Facilities Services will complete a thorough transition plan for OSU to comply with ADA standards by June 30, 2011 that will include: cost projections

Mandatory firings lead to $380K ADA settlement

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M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News

The money will be split among 13 employees at the company’s Chicago, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Diego facilities. Blanket policies that negate the reasonable accommodation process violate the ADA. The settlement also requires

Renovations On Community Theatre Underway Inside Soldiers And Sailors …

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ADA Compliance news brought to you by M1 Construction

Renovations will include a public elevator, handicap lift, and ADA restrooms, new seats, paint audience chamber, carpet. With the Community Theatre meeting ADA compliance, the facility will once again be available for rental. City officials project an

Wheelchair-bound attorney known for suing thousands of small businesses over …

Wheelchair-bound attorney known for suing thousands of small businesses over ADA to be disbarred. Wednesday Peters said Pinnock also filed lawsuits in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Over the years Alpine Fence owner William Lepetri told U-T

ADA Compliance Temple City

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With full consulting and construction service, M1 Construction is helping small business in Temple City and Santa Anita.
A complete report with all ADA Compliance rules and regulation will be prepared for all businesses that is serious about becoming ADA Compliant.
With this report small business can understand all steps they need to take in order to become ADA Compliant.
M1Construction can handle small to big job from concrete work, asphalt work, parking striping to inside work such as bathroom, signage, and more. M1 Construction partner with ADA certified consultant that can represent businesses in court.
M1Construction is an ADA Contractor and operate in Southern California and is based in Los Angeles.

M1 Construction Curb Ramp

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New curb ramp ADA Compliant build by M1 Construction

Slope
The slope shall be measured as shown in. Transitions from ramps to walks, gutters, or streets shall be flush and free of abrupt changes. Maximum slopes of adjoining gutters, road surface immediately adjacent to the curb ramp, or accessible route shall not exceed 1:20.

Width
The minimum width of a curb ramp shall be 36 in (915 mm), exclusive of flared sides.

Sides of Curb Ramps
If a curb ramp is located where pedestrians must walk across the ramp, or where it is not protected by handrails or guardrails, it shall have flared sides; the maximum slope of the flare shall be 1:10. Curb ramps with returned curbs may be used where pedestrians would not normally walk across the ramp.

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M1 Construction a ADA compliance specialist just finished ADA Parking Spaces with slope correction stripping and sign . Accessible parking spaces shall be at least 96 in (2440 mm) wide. Parking access aisles shall be part of an accessible route to the building or facility entrance. Two accessible parking spaces may share a common access aisle. Parked vehicle overhangs shall not reduce the clear width of an accessible route. Parking spaces and access aisles shall be level with surface slopes not exceeding 1:50 (2%) in all directions.
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KCMO makes changes to fulfill ADA Act

KCMO makes changes to fulfill ADA Act

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) –

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M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News

Something as simple as the height of a handrail can be taken for granted, unless a person has a disability…