This course provides a guided walkthrough of the requirements for accessibility for projects on the State highway system in Florida. Course material covers criteria found in the FDM 222 – Pedestrian Facilities, as well as application of accessibility requirements during Temporary Traffic Control (formerly MOT) found in the FDM 240 – Transportation Management Plan and Standard Plans, Index 102-660.
Participants will walk away from this class with a better overall understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) considerations in Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) projects and the specific criteria used to integrate safety and accessibility considerations for all users, including individuals with disabilities, and practical application of accessibility in the field.
With a target audience of Design and Construction professionals, all transportation disciplines, including Planning, Ops, Maintenance, and others, will also benefit from the exposure to the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
- Historical context of the ADA
- Accessibility criteria in FDM 222
- Lessons Learned Discussion
- Accessibility applied in Construction TTC
Randy E. (Brad) Bradley II, PE, CPM is a Professional Engineer in the Florida Department of Transportation’s Production Support Office in Tallahassee. He’s a Project Management Engineer and the FDOT’s State ADA Coordinator. He was born in Tallahassee, graduated from Florida State University (FSU) with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1997 and a Masters in 2001, and has spent his entire professional career in Tallahassee: First working with 3 international bridge engineering firms for a combined 11 years, and with FDOT since 2008 he’s now worked in all three divisions of the Office of Design – Structures Design, Roadway Design, and now Production Support. He’s married to his lovely wife, Heather, and has six beautiful children – 4 girls and 2 boys – ranging from 28 to 9 yrs-old.
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This webinar will award 4.0 PDH.