Sidewalk Repair Program
The Public Works Department is responsible for ensuring ADA compliance in public right-of-way and assisting other City Departments to ensure ADA compliance for all City Facilities. Questions or requests regarding accessibility for people with disabilities should be submitted via email to Heather Van Wijk, Citywide ADA Coordinator.
As a result of a lawsuit, the City will prioritize the installation of missing curb ramps and replacement of non-compliant curb ramps at locations citywide defined by accessibility standards related to the Americans with Disabilities Act. This means that funding previously dedicated to the City’s sidewalk program will now be allocated to curb ramps. Additionally, the City is working to conduct citywide assessment of all uplifted sidewalks; and, any new funding, including Measure A, will be prioritized based on this report.
Funding budgeted for street repair will continue to support the City’s Complete Streets approach. This allows for a holistic approach to planned street construction that considers sidewalks, curbs, gutters and mobility in addition to the new asphalt street.
The following are some photos of common sidewalk damage that occurs:
How do I report damaged curb, gutter or sidewalk?
To report a damaged curb, gutter or sidewalk, or standing water: (562) 570-2700, option 2