ADA-compliancy work in Society Hill could go up for rebid

    Not exactly the picutre of efficiency, the ADA sidewalk work that began last Spring in Society Hill is on hold, and there’s a chance the work will have to go to rebid.

    When residents noticed last year that the new ADA-compliant ramps being installed in their neighborhood weren’t the agreed-upon color, work halted and a historic review was commissioned.
    The ramps are supposed to match the brick facades and sidewalks of the historic neighborhood, but are instead an orange-y color.

    A new design with more brickwork has been agreed upon, PlanPhilly reports, but because of that, C. Abbonizio Contractors Inc., has the right to re-negotiate the project. And if things don’t work out there, the project goes to re-bid. Work could resume in six weeks or in Spring 2013.

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