Medford Works To Install ADA Compliant Sidewalk Ramps

The city of Medford is installing 140 new sidewalk ramps in order to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Making it easier for people with disabilities to access local streets and sidewalks.

Posted: Feb. 28, 2018 11:51 AM
Updated: Feb. 28, 2018 12:00 PM

MEDFORD, Ore. -- You may have noticed construction crews around Medford repairing or replacing sidewalks. The city is in the process of making sure it's sidewalk ramps are in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The city made the decision back in December and construction began in January. 

Eighteen places around Medford will be getting ADA ramps with some streets seeing as many as 18 ramps installed. A total of 140 ramps will be installed. The ramp replacement will cost the city $888,888.88.

 A full list of street construction can be viewed below courtesy of Medford Public Work's project details.

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