Accessibility in the Public Right-of-Way


Providing accessible transportation in Illinois

Accessibility and IDOT

IDOT's ADA Transition Plan

IDOT’s 2015 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan is now available  The plan serves as a guide to further IDOT’s vision, mission, and guiding principles by outlining key actions for making Illinois transportation systems accessible to all.

IDOT ADA Design Standards

  • 424001 Perpendicular Curb Ramps
  • 424006 Diagonal Curb Ramps
  • 424011 Corner Parallel Curb Ramps
  • 424016 Mid-Block Curb Ramps
  • 424021 Depressed Corner
  • 424026 Entrance Alley Pedestrian Crossings
  • 424031 Median Pedestrian Crossings

Where a facility cannot be made fully compliant, the designer must complete a Maximum Extent Practicable (BDE Form 3101) discussing barriers to full compliance, and alternatives designs considered.

State Design Guidelines

Illinois Accessibility Code (IAC)

Federal Design Guidelines


ADA Policy Contact

ADA Policy

Michael Brand
2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL  62764-0001
Phone: 217-782-7651

Local Roads ADA Coordinator

Tim Peters, P.E
2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL  62764-0001

District 1 ADA Coordinator(s)

Carlos Feliciano or Amruta Mate
201 Center Court
Schaumburg, IL  60196-3169

District 2 ADA Coordinator

Michael Kuehn
819 Depot Avenue
Dixon, IL  61021-3546

District 3 ADA Coordinator

Scott Ferguson
700 East Norris Drive
Ottawa, IL  61350-1628

District 4 ADA Coordinator

Shana Kane
401 Main Street, STE 900
Peoria, IL  61602-1111

District 5 ADA Coordinator

Scott Neihart
13473 IL Hwy 133
P.O. Box 610
Paris, IL  61944-0610

District 6 ADA Coordinator

Sal Madonia
126 East Ash Street
Springfield, IL  62704-4766

District 7 ADA Coordinator

Rob Macklin
400 West Wabash
Effingham, IL  62401-2670

District 8 ADA Coordinator

Cecil Downing
1102 Eastport Plaza Drive
Collinsville, IL  62234-6102

District 9 ADA Coordinator

Carrie Nelsen
State Transportation Building
P.O. Box 100
Carbondale, IL  62903-0100

Rest Area ADA Coordinator

Stephanie Dobbs
2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL  62764-0001


Accessibility Request

If you have public right-of-way accessibility concerns, please fill out our ADA complaint form. Completed forms may be mailed to:

Bureau of Design & Environment
Attn:  ADA
2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62764

Or emailed to