Americans with Disabilities Act and Local Road Agencies (Creating Facilities for All Users)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President H.W. Bush in July 1990. This civil rights act is intended to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities so that every individual can participate in all areas of public life. Everyone benefits from accessible facilities - moms/dads pushing strollers, delivery people using wheeled carts and those who have temporary disabilities due to an injury or medical procedure.