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New Ramp taking Shape at ADJ


August 22, 2020

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

WORKERS with Angelo Luppino, Inc. assemble the framework for the new ramp at A.D. Johnston Junior/Senior High on Thursday. The ramp will go directly from the front entrance of the school to the sidewalk by North Moore Street.


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BESSEMER - A new ramp is gradually taking shape at the front of A. D. Johnston Junior/Senior high school, as crews from Angelo Luppino, Inc have been working to replace the prior ramp, which was severely dilapidated.

"It's more of an emergency exit ramp. It's not fully ADA compliant, but we felt that we needed a ramp at the east side door, just in case we have a fire and we have handicapped students on that side of the building that need to get out," said Dan Niemi, superintendant of Bessemer Area Schools and ADJ principal.

The school's ADA-comp...

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