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ADA compliance

UTSA construction projects aid ADA compliance

By Victoria O'Connor
Communications and Customer Relations Representative, Facilities Services

(March 21, 2008)--UTSA Facilities Services staff members will work on a number of construction projects on the UTSA campuses from April 1 to June 1 to aid compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

At locations around the UTSA Tri-campuses, the work will include installation of automatic doors, thresholds, handrails and a chairlift.

See a chart below with the work schedule and construction locations. Buildings listed in the chart are on the 1604 Campus unless indicated otherwise.

For more information, contact Facilities Work Control at (210) 458-4262.

Building

Type of Work

Area

Start Date

End Date

Arts

Install new
threshold

Practice
Chamber 12

5-29-08

6-1-08

Business Services Annex

Install cane apron

Drinking
fountain

4-6-08

4-8-08

Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering

Install four
cane aprons

3 floors at
drinking fountains

4-1-08

4-3-08

Buena Vista
Street,
Downtown
Campus

Remove stairs
and chairs;
install rails,
carpet and
automatic door

First-floor
auditorium
and second-level
link to Frio

4-9-08

4-23-08

Center for Archaeological Research

Install thresholds

Entry and
rear doors

4-4-08

4-4-08

Convocation
Center

Demo and install
new walls, door
frames and
chairlift

Lower
access
area .04
and upper
M2.02

4-1-08

5-12-08

Engineering

Remove items,
patch and paint
walls

Second and third floors, corridors
2.04 and
3.04

4-3-08

4-4-08

Frio Street,
Downtown
Campus

Install automatic
door

4-17-08

4-18-08

Humanities
and
Social Sciences

Remove tables,
chairs, door
and frame
and install
new seats,
new tables
and handrails

Third and
fourth corridors (rooms 2.01.06, 2.01.30, 2.01.32, 2.01.44)

4-24-08

4-29-08

Institute of
Texan Cultures

Install handrails

First-floor stairs

John Peace
Library

Install southeast
ramp and
handrails

3-6-08

4-15-08

Monterey,
Downtown
Campus

Install cane
apron

4-7-08

4-8-08

Multidisciplinary
Studies

Remove two
doors and frames;
install new doors,
frames, ramp
and carpet;
remove items,
patch and paint
walls

4-30-08

5-21-08

Physical
Education

Remove handrails
and install chairlift

Lobby 2.01

5-12-08

5-28-08

Recreation and
Wellness
Center

Install four
cane aprons

Corridors
1.206
and 2.106

4-9-08

4-10-08

University Center

Replace
drain grate

Second-level bridge to expansion

4-22-08

4-23-08

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