Projects Summary

Accessibility terms used in this Summary

  • APS(s): An abbreviation for Accessible Parking Space(s). For safety, the maximum slope allowed for an APS is 2% in all directions.
  • Access Aisle: The hash-marked area beside APSs which makes it possible to unload and load mobility devices.
  • Accessible Route: A safe and direct route marked by a hash-marked crosswalk between APS access aisles and the accessible entrance to a facility.
  • Curb Ramp: Provides access to a sidewalk. Has a max. running slope of 1:12, side flares and a landing. Smooth transition from gutter to bottom of ramp.
  • Landing: A level area prescribed by law in front of an entrance door that allows a mobility device user to safely focus on pulling a door handle.
  • Mobility Device: Wheelchair, powerchair, mobility scooter, walker, crutch, and cane.
Location Recommendation(s) Status Opened Closed
1801 Old Reston Ave, at corner of Temporary Rd & Reston Pkwy Replace 2 noncompliant signs; cut back shrubbery obscuring 1 sign; improve curb ramp slopes; improve accessible route; add automatic doors Closed. Work not completed.Signs replaced, shrubbery cut back in Feb 2011; accessible route & automatic doors not done 12/10/10 Feb 2011
208 Elden St., Herndon, a commercial building with several tenants. Replace noncompliant accessible parking signs; resolve dangerous, noncompliant slopes in APSs and in the approaches to the entrances to Herndon Pharmacy and Medical Supply and Complete Health Chiropractic and Acupuncture.
Property Manager Juan Valle has assured RAC of their desire to make the property accessible for customers with disabilities.
1890 Preston White Dr., Reston 20191 Replace 3 noncompliant accessible parking signs; widen 2 noncompliant access aisles; add 1 APS; add automatic door openers.
Met with property manager, Elvin Capestany, Jr., on-site, 5/15/18.  Restriping done 7/19/18, compliant signs mounted 7/25/18.  Automatic door openers installed 1/31/19.
5/15/18 Jan 2019
1892 Preston White Dr., Reston 20191

Owner is on-site: American College of Radiology

1 APS has lateral slope of 4.1% & front-to-back slope of 4.8%.  Make that a regular space and create an APS and access aisle across from the main entrance; paint crosswalk from new access aisle across driveway; add curb ramps of two other access aisles; add automatic door opener.
Spoke on phone with manager, Jan Cox, on 5/15/18 & followed up with details in an email same day with
DOJ/ADA “Restriping Parking Spaces” document attached.
Carrabba’s Restaurant,12192 Sunset Hills Road Has 2 APSs, but 3 are required by law and 4 are recommended by RAC; noncompliant signs  Completed. Total of 3 APSs w/access aisles. 10/29/13, USPS certified mail July 2014
Cascades South Executive Center, 12040 South Lakes Dr. Reconfigure APSs, add access aisle and curb ramp; add accessible  parking signs Completed. 9/27/10 May 2011
Fox Mill Center, 2551 John Milton Dr. at Reston Pkwy Add 2 APS and signs, access aisle, crosswalk; replace noncompliant accessible parking signage. Completed. 7/14/14 Sept 13, 2014
Hartke Bldg, 11890 Sunrise Valley Dr. Has 1 reserved space w/ no curb ramp; 3 APSs required, including 1 van- accessible; need compliant signs Closed. Work not completed. 8/9/13  Sept 2015
Herndon High School
700 Bennett Dr.
Slope of APSs have been noncompliant for years.  The extensive renovation is an opportunity to remedy that. 8/28/18
Hidden Creek Country Club, 1711 Clubhouse Rd 5 reserved spaces have no access aisles; no van accessible space; Need 7 APSs; noncompliant signs; need threshold lowered to ADA spec; need automatic door opener Promise from Gen. Mgr Victor Rodarte in 9/18/13 phone conversation to create APSs & evaluate door issue.  New Gen. Mgr, Eric Levin, completed restriping of 7 APSs, access aisles and crosswalks 6/5/18; compliant signs mounted 7/20/18.  Completed. 7/23/13 July 2018
Hook Road Recreation Area, between Hook Rd & Fairway Dr.  Add accessible walkways throughout site; provide accessible routes to ballfields; add accessible restrooms on site; add APSs on site.  Working group developing master plan that includes all recommendations except APSs. Tentatively scheduled to go to RA Board for approval in May 2018. 12/4/17
Home Depot Relocate APSs; add access aisles & crosswalk; replace noncompliant signs Completed  11/20/09 July 2010
Hunters Woods Elementary School, 2401 Colts Neck Rd. Level the dangerously-sloped 2 APSs opposite the front entrance per ADA guidelines.  Add 2 APSs to accommodate visitors using mobility devices. Completed.

In addition, on 9/14/17, FCPS installed a camera & automatic door opener at entrance #8 opposite the new APSs.

12/14/16  Aug 18, 2017
Hunters Woods Village Center (1) Add 2 APSs, access aisle, curb cuts, crosswalks Completed. 3/23/09 Dec 2009
Hunters Woods Village Center (2) In parking lot redesign, keep existing APSs and add more One APS with access aisle & crosswalk added. Completed. 4/3/12 June 2014
Kaiser Permanente, 1890 Metro Center Dr., off Sunset Hills Rd Replace hazardous threshold @ lower-level entrance and 2 non-compliant accessible parking signs Completed. 2/6/11 July 2011
Lake Anne Fellowship House, 11450 North Shore Dr. Existing APSs outside the front entrance have dangerous slopes; convert those spaces to regular spaces and create new APSs in a level parking area.  Add access aisles to other APSs on the side of the building, and improve the slope of ramp to the side entrance.  Active 9/2/15
Lake Anne Reston Condo Assn, 11402  Washington Plaza North Procure portable APSs signs for use during the Saturday Reston Market, which covers 4 existing APSs on those mornings; install 2 curb ramps; replace noncompliant APS signs; repair asphalt; create a ramp with handrails. 12-page Accessibility Assessment delivered to Susan Cassell, property manager, 11/28/17.  11/28/17
Lake House

11450 Baron Cameron Ave

Restripe existing APSs and access aisle to meet width requirements.  Add a crosswalk from the access  aisle to the brick walkway.  Repair asphalt rough spots for the crosswalk.  Raise the level of the driveway where it meets the brick walkway to eliminate lip.  Install an automatic door opener for the front entrance. 7/17/17: Restriping and  crosswalk completed. 6/30/17
North Point Village Center (1) Add access aisles & crosswalks; replace noncompliant signs; relocate 2 APSs for safety Completed. 10/16/09 Feb 2011
North Point Village Center (2) – BB&T Bank Improvements not completed in NPVC project listed above. Replace steep curb ramp; relocate APSs. Completed. 10/16/09 March 2013
Pony Barn Park, Corner of Steeplechase Dr. and Triple Crown Rd. Create APS, an access aisle and an accessible route from the parking lot to the picnic pavilion.  Make grill, water fountain, a picnic table, and toilet facilities accessible. Nov 16, 2017: RA Board approved the accessibility features plus renovation of the park overall. 11/13/15
Reston Corner, 12001 Sunrise Valley Dr. (1)

RA headquarters

Reconfigure & restripe APSs; add access aisles; add 1 level APS for Van Accessible parking; replace noncompliant signs; add automatic doors Completed. Jan 2010 Sept 2010
Reston Corner
12001 Sunrise Valley Dr. (2)RA headquarters
Redesign steeply-sloped APSs to meet ADA slope requirement of 2% maximum.  Completed.  3 regular spaces converted to 2 Van APSs and access aisle.  Curb ramp added. 8/10/17 June 2018
Reston Corner, 12007 Sunrise Valley Dr. Add automatic entrance doors and replace clinic door; add access aisles, curb ramps; reduce slope of existing APSs; replace noncompliant signs Completed. 9/28/09 May 2014
Reston Hospital Center Relocate some APSs to more accessible locations; add APSs, curb ramps & curb cuts, crosswalks, detectable warnings, accessible parking signs.  Completed. 9/26/12  April 2013
Reston Post Office 11110 Sunset Hills Rd Replace 2 noncompliant accessible parking signs & install missing 3rd sign. Completed. 3/24/14 Sept 2014
Silver Diner Reston & Fair Oaks Accessible parking signs not compliant with Fairfax County regs; Reston APSs do not meet ADA regs for maximum slope. Accessibility Assessment sent 7/20/15 to Robert Giaimo, CEO. Photos and ADA regs included. including photos.


7/20/15  Spring 2016
South Lakes Village Center Relocate 3 existing APSs; add 4 APSs, 1 curb ramp, 2 detectable warnings, 2 crosswalks. Completed. 5/21/12 Jan 2013
South Lakes Village Center (2) The 2 APSs behind Safeway had been changed so that only one was functional.  Restripe 2 APSs and access aisle. Completed 9/24/18 Oct 31, 2018
Southgate Community Center Restripe parking lot; relocate accessible parking sign from in front of access aisle to front of APS.  Completed. 6/27/12  Sept 2012
The Spectrum Add & relocate APSs, access aisles, curb ramps, crosswalk. Completed. 11/25/08 Dec 2010
Sunrise Valley Center (1) Replace 2 steep curb ramps w/2 properly-sloped curb ramps. Completed. 2/20/08 June 2008
Sunrise Valley Center (2) Has 2 APSs, but 5 are required per approved FC site plan; van- accessible space not to code; need detectable warnings Closed. Added 3 APSs, but work not completed. 4/9/13 July 2015
Sunrise Valley Center (3) Two APS in front of Reston Barber Shop have front-to-back slope of 4.9%.  Convert them to regular spaces, and  convert regular spaces in front of O’Donnell’s Jewelers to 2 APSs and access aisle, taking advantage of existing curb ramp at that location.  Install 2 accessible parking signs. After meeting on 5/15/18 w/Elvin Capestany, Jr., sent email same day with details outlined.

Work completed Oct 2018

5/15/18 Oct 2018
Sunrise Valley Technology Park Add 1 APS, access aisle & curb ramp to serve Comcast Studio; replace noncompliant signage Completed. 1/27/10 Mar 2011
Sunset Hills Professional Center Add access aisles, curb ramps, relocate existing curb ramps, replace 8 noncompliant signs Closed.  Connecting curb ramps not installed.  Work not completed. 8/11/09  Aug 2012
United Bank
1900 Centennial Park Dr.
Level or relocate APS; lengthwise slope is 8.9%; max. allowed is 2%.  Doors are too hard to open; adjust door closers to max. 5# pressure, or install automatic door openers. Email to District Mgr Oct 11 2018.  She forwarded to facilities dept, same day. 10/11/18
Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Dr. Several improvements outlined to accommodate patrons with sensory & physical disabilities Sept 2014-Sept 2016: Door pressure adjusted; Braille signs installed next to restroom doors; ADA-compliant thresholds installed at entrance to Community Room; blow-dryer addition installed in restroom; longer grab bars installed; trail gap filled; compliant APS sign installed; bracket installed at rear water fountain.  Additional ADA improvements pending. 6/19/14
Woodland Park Crossing 12950-12976 Highland Crossing Dr, Herndon Add 5 APSs to surface parking lot; add 1 curb ramp to left side; add curb cut, landing, long ramp, and handrails on Moby Dick side. Add 1 crosswalk and 1 hash-marked walkway. Met with JBG Retail rep on site 7/7/15. Emailed Accessibility Assessment to her same day. Photos and ADA regs provided. 7/7/15