Pedestrian Crossing

What is an ADA Transition Plan?

ADA Pedestrian Ramp and CrossingThe Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), enacted on July 26, 1990, is a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination against individuals on the basis of disability.

As a provider of public transportation services and programs, the Rice County Highway Department must comply with this Act, and has developed a Transition Plan detailing how the County will ensure that all facilities are accessible to all individuals.

Rice County must meet these general requirements for individuals with disabilities:

  • Access to all public programs and places
  • Modification of policies that deny equal access
  • Effective communication procedures
  • An ADA Coordinator that coordinates ADA compliance
  • Public notice of ADA requirements
  • Grievance procedure for resolution of complaints


The Highway Department’s goal is to provide ADA-accessible pedestrian design features as part of the County‚Äôs capital improvement projects (CIP). These standards and procedures will be kept up to date with nationwide and local best management practices.


Rice County Highway Department ADA Coordinator

Pedestrian signRice County has identified an ADA Title II Coordinator to oversee County Highway Department policies and procedures:

Chad Sweeney
Rice County Highway Department
610 20th St. NW
Faribault, MN 55021

Phone: 507.332.6110
Fax: 507.332.8335
Email: Use form below

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