May 05
May 06

WEBINAR: Accessible Sidewalks and Curb Ramps: Design to Installation

Event Details

May 5, 2020 — May 6, 2020


The webinar will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day, Part 1 on 5/5 and Part 2 on 5/6. Attendance is required at both for a certificate.

Event Contact
Keith Knapp
InTrans, Iowa LTAP


This workshop will benefit state and local professionals that plan, design, inspect, and construct ADA-related facilities within the public right-of-way. State and local agency staff, consultants, and contractors are encouraged to attend.

This content of this webinar will be presented over a span of 2 days with each session lasting 2 hours. Attendance is required both days for a certificate to be provided.

Why Attend?

  • Iowa DOT has produced Design Standards and Plan Preparation Requirements for Accessible Sidewalks
  • The 2011 Design Manual from Iowa DOT is updated periodically as changes are needed, and the course covers the current standards
  • Accessibility of public rights-of-way is required by the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Renewed focus on consistent compliance with ADA Curb Ramp Design and Work Zone Accessibility
  • Workshop will update and summarize the Sidewalk, Curb Ramp, and Work Zone Portions of the Iowa DOT Design Manual, and provide information about Plan Preparation Requirements

Typical Workshop Agenda

May 5, 2020 – Part 1

9 a.m.Welcome
Setting the Stage
Summary of Updated ADA-Related Design Standards and Information
11 a.m.Adjourn

May 6, 2020 – Part 2

9 a.m.Summary of Updated ADA-Related Design Standards and Information (continued as needed)
Plan Components, Creation, and Tools for Production
Protruding Objects
Pedestrian Facilities during Construction
11 a.m.Adjourn

For More Information

If you have questions about this workshop please contact Keith Knapp at 515-294-8817 or