Use with the Minimum Requirements Summary Sheets and ADAAG. Facility Name: See Minimum Requirements Summary Sheets I and J for special requirements and exceptions which may be allowed in alterations and historic preservation. See also ADAAG 4.1.6 and 4.1.7.
|Accessible Route:||Is there an accessible route connecting accessible entrances with all accessible elements and spaces within the building?|
|4.3.3||Width - General:||Is the accessible route at least 36 inches wide except at doorways?|
|U-Turn:||Where the accessible route makes a U-turn around an obstacle which is less than 48 inches wide, does the pathway width increase to at least 42 inches on the approaches and 48 inches in the turn? (See Figure 7(b))|
|4.3.4||Passing Spaces:||If the accessible route is less than 60 inches wide, are there passing spaces at least 60 inches wide and 60 inches long or intersecting corridors allowing passing at reasonable intervals not exceeding 200 feet?|
|Provisions for Persons Who are Blind - Protruding Objects:||If objects mounted to the wall have leading edges between 27 and 80 inches from the floor, do they project less than 4 inches into the pathway? (Wall mounted objects with leading edges at or below 27 inches may project any amount so long as the required clear width of an accessible route is not reduced.)|
|Do free-standing objects mounted on posts with leading edges between 27 and 80 inches high project less than 12 inches into the perpendicular route of travel?|
|Is there an accessible path at least 36 inches clear alongside the protruding object?|
|4.4.2||Headroom:||Is there at least 80 inches clear head room on an accessible route?|
|If there is less than 80 inches clear head room in an area adjoining an accessible route, is there a cane detectable barrier within 27 inches of the floor? (See Figure 8(c-1))|
|4.5.1||Floor Surface:||Are the floor surfaces on accessible routes stable, firm, and slip-resistant?|
|Slope:||Is the slope of the accessible route no greater than 1:20? OR Where the slope is greater than 1:20, does it comply with the requirements for ramps? (Use Form 7: Ramps)|
|Cross Slope:||Is the cross slope no greater than 1:50?|
|Changes in Level:||Are ramps or elevators used for changes in level greater than 1/2 inch? (Lifts may only be used in certain limited situations in new construction. See Minimum Requirements Summary Sheet D and ADAAG 4.1.3(5) Exception 4.)|
|Does the ramp or elevator comply with 4.8 or 4.10? (Use Form 7: Ramps or Form 13: Elevators)|
|When walkway levels change, is the vertical difference
less than 1/4 inch?
Are changes in level between 1/4 inch and 1/2 inch beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2?
|When floor materials change, does the vertical difference between them meet the above requirements?|
|4.5.3||Carpet:||If carpet or carpet tile is used on the floor, is it securely attached?|
|Are exposed edges of carpet fastened to the floor and have trim along their entire length?|
|Is it a low pile type of carpet (1/2 inch maximum) with a firm pad or no pad underneath it?|
|Doors:||Does each door that is an element of an accessible route comply with 4.13? (Use Form 11: Doors and Gates)|
|4.13.2||Revolving Door:||If a revolving door or turnstile is used on an accessible route, is an accessible door or gate provided adjacent to the revolving door or turnstile to facilitate the same use pattern?|
|4.13.3||Gates:||Do gates, including ticket gates, meet all the applicable specifications of 4.13? (Use Form 11: Doors and Gates)|
|Directional and Informational Signs:||Do signs which provide direction to, or information
about, functional spaces of the building comply with 4.30.2, 4.30.3, and 4.30.5? (Use Form
EXCEPTION: Building directories, menus, and all other signs which are temporary are not required to comply.
|Room Identification Signs:||Do signs which identify permanent rooms and spaces comply with 4.30.4, 4.30.5, and 4.30.6? (Use Form 19: Signage)|
|Alarms:||If emergency warning systems are provided, do they include both audible alarms and visual alarms complying with 4.28? (Use Form 20: Alarms)|
A U-turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches (1220 mm) wide may be made if the passage width is a minimum of 42 inches (1065 mm) and the base of the U-turn space is a minimum of 48 inches (1220 mm) wide.
Overhead Hazards. As an example, the diagram illustrates a stair whose underside descends across a pathway. Where the headroom is less than 80 inches, protection is offered by a railing (2030 mm) which can be no higher than 27 inches (685 mm) to ensure detectability.
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