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  1. Bridge Improvement Presentation: Amsterdam Bridge Group #6: Chris Wong, Andrew Yang and Esther Roorda

  2. Table of Contents - About the Amsterdam Bridge - Recommendations for Maintenance Work - Improvements to stairs - Improvements for slipperiness -Implications

  3. About the Amsterdam Bridge: - Openedin 1978 - Named after Toronto's twin city. - Steel Cable Footbridge - In low traffic Toronto Harbour area, below is a docking facility for boats

  4. - Only light damage according to OSIM guidelines. - Design for Aesthetics

  5. Recommendations for Maintenance Work - Repaint rusted areas (Rusting classified as light by OSIM guidelines) - Wood, Concrete and Steel all in good condition apart from minor rusting.

  6. Recommendations for Maintenance Work -Replace rusty nails and wires

  7. Improvements on the stairs ADA Accessibility Guidelines from Buildings and Facilities 4.9.2 • "Open risers are not permitted"

  8. Improvements on the stairs C.T.A.D.G 1.1.10 "Tread nosings should be clearly marked with a brightly painted non- slip finish"

  9. Improvements for Slipperiness: Apply anti-slip treads horizontally across the bridge C.T.A.D.G 1.1.10 • "Steps must be of firm non slip material".

  10. Implications Anti-Slip Improvement: • Bridge will be more convenient to use, especially in the winter. • Better for people with mobility issues because of anti-slip treads • Improved safety: Fewer people would slip on the bridge due to wet surfaces or ice.

  11. Implications Improvements to stairs: • Better visibility especially at night. • Less chance of pedestrians tripping on the stairs.