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Walk-off Mats

The Access Board’s web site indicates that there is no specific requirement for edge fastening walk-off mats per carpet requirements.  They provide the following recommendation under 4.5.3: Recommendation: ADAAG does not contain provisions for carpet that is not permanently fixed, … Continue reading

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Path of Travel – Clearances

Wall and post mounted objects between 27” and 80” above finish floor to project no more than 4” into corridor, walk or aisle. CBC 1133B.8.6.1 ADAAG 4.4.1 Walks, halls etc. to have min. clear headroom of 80”. CBC 1133B.8.6.2 ADAAG … Continue reading

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Gratings

Gratings limited to ½” in the direction of travel. CBC 1133B.7.2 Gratings with elongated openings to be placed with long dimension perpendicular to direction of travel. 2010 ADA 302.3

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Path of Travel / Cross Slope

Cross slope of walks to not exceed 2%. CBC 1133B.7.1.3 Cross slope of walks to not exceed 1:48 = 2.0833% 2010 ADA  403.3

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Minimum width of walks

The ADA requires that walkways be a minimum of 36″ wide.  The CBC, however, requires that walkways be a minimum of 48″ wide.  Clear widths can be reduced to 36″ if the 48″ requirement creates a hazard, upon approval of … Continue reading

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