Crews will begin implementing American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance work on sidewalks and intersections in the downtown area today, July 19,2019. We will start with improvements at South 9th Street and Avenue B. This project should take approximately three weeks. Currently, there are no road closures.
About a year ago, the City of Opelika began working on a long-term ADA self-evaluation/transition plan. We set out to become the safest, most business and family friendly city in America by 2023. As a part of this plan, all city sidewalks, buildings, programs and services must become ADA compliant.
This work will continue over the next few months. There will be some road closures in the process. We appreciate your patience while we make ADA improvements around the city. For more information, contact Kevin Rice, City of Opelika ADA Compliance Officer, at 334-705-2083 or firstname.lastname@example.org.