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The Public Works Department is responsible for ensuring that pedestrian facilities in the public right-of-way in unincorporated Bernalillo County comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.


These pedestrian facilities in the unincorporated Bernalillo County public right-of-way are:

  • Curb ramps
  • Sidewalks and multi-use trails
  • Pedestrian crossings
  • Pedestrian signals, beacons, and pushbuttons
  • Bus stops
  • Alternate pedestrian facilities in work zones

Accessibility Requests and Grievances

ADA Modification Request Form

Contact us to report a pedestrian facility in the public right-of-way of unincorporated Bernalillo County that may need accessibility improvements to comply with ADA. A link to the ADA Modification Form is provided above. In addition, ADA modification requests may be made by calling 505-848-1508 or emailing Julie Luna at jaluna@bernco.gov.

ADA Grievance Form

An individual who is dissatisfied with the outcome of their modification request my file a grievance for further review and resolution. Grievances need to be submitted within 45 days after receiving a decision resulting from an ADA modification request. A link to the ADA Grievance Form is provided above. In addition, grievances may by submitted by calling 505-468-1382 or emailing Compliance@bernco.gov.

Bernalillo County Resources

ADA Public Notice of Policy Statement

The ADA Public Notice of Policy Statement describes Bernalillo County’s commitment to comply with the American’s with Disabilities Act.

Bernalillo County ADA Transition Plan, Updated September 2018

Bernalillo County’s ADA Transition Plan identifies barriers to accessibility and outlines the budget, resources and schedule to remove barriers. This plan also describes the public input used to develop the plan and prioritize improvements.

Bernalillo County ADA Self-Evaluation Inventory

The ADA Self-Evaluation Inventory is an MS Excel file spreadsheet with detailed measurements taken to determine if facilities meet ADA compliance. Included in the spreadsheet are general county area, County Commission District, priority points, estimated costs, and the name of the project if the facility falls within the scope of a near-term or mid-term project.

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