Wheelchair accessible swing

Requested Project

Build an outdoor wheelchair accessible swing permanent structure with weather durable lumber.  Design will include a platform upon which

a wheelchair bound person may be pushed up a ramp onto the

platform plus a separate swing seat also mechanically attached to the same platform whose occupants would produce simultaneous movement.

Design Notes

The swing design was obtained from New Yankee Workshop and modified to include a wheelchair ramp and platform.  ARC approved the design and funded up to estimated cost of $1,000.  Project completed by Bob Langridge with small assistance from Jack Hotchkiss and delivered/installed on June 1, 2002 at a cost of about $725.

RCRV designer is Bob Langridge, and was requested by ARC of Johnson County. The project was begun Apr 25, 2002 and completed Jun 6, 2002.


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