Thursday, August 31, 2017

Vancouver USA Increases Access

By Karen Robes Meeks

This past summer, the Port of Vancouver USA designed and built an ADA-compliant ramp to improve waterfront access to WareHouse ’23 restaurant at Terminal 1.

The newly built switchback ramp provides the public direct access to the restaurant, as opposed to going through the former Red Lion hotel lobby.

The port also upgraded the existing main doors with push-button entry and finished lighting improvements. The project cost $30,000 and was completed between January and July.

“We thought it was really important to install a newer ramp that not only met ADA requirements, but also gave direct access to WareHouse ’23,” said Project Delivery Manager Mark Newell. “Maintaining access to Terminal 1 and the waterfront for everyone is very important to us as an organization.”