Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Playground To Be More Accessible.(Final)

Byline: Joshua Akers Journal Staff Writer

Curb Cut for Disabled Will Be Added Today

Crews are working this week to make a Rio Rancho playground more accessible for people with disabilities.

The Parks and Recreation Department had a concrete pathway poured from the sidewalk to the play equipment Friday, said Carrie Moritomo, spokeswoman for the department.

A contractor is scheduled to put in a curb cut, a depression allowing wheelchair access, along a street bordering the park today, Moritomo said.

The park's inaccessibility came to light after a group of disabled young adults from a Rio Rancho adult care center was unable to get to the playground last week. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.