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Handicapped grade of 2%

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08-06-2013 11:35 AM

if I'm at -1.8% in both my x and y...my diagnol corner cross slope exceeds the ADA  2%...is this in violation of ADA or is it 2% in the x and y?

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Re: Handicapped grade of 2%

08-06-2013 11:49 AM in reply to: hellafella

4.6.3* Parking Spaces.Accessible parking spaces shall be at least 96 in (2440 mm) wide. Parking access aisles shall be part of an accessible route to the building or facility entrance and shall comply with 4.3. Two accessible parking spaces may share a common access aisle (see Fig. 9). Parked vehicle overhangs shall not reduce the clear width of an accessible route. Parking spaces and access aisles shall be level with surface slopes not exceeding 1:50 (2%) in all directions.

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Re: Handicapped grade of 2%

08-06-2013 12:00 PM in reply to: Neilw

quote your source please

 

thx

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Re: Handicapped grade of 2%

08-06-2013 12:11 PM in reply to: john.mckenzie

I added to my reply earlier. Please reread.

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Re: Handicapped grade of 2%

08-06-2013 12:23 PM in reply to: hellafella

well thats not the answer I wanted..tnx

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Re: Handicapped grade of 2%

08-07-2013 06:57 AM in reply to: hellafella

I've found that this is really up to interpretation. You must consider where one can travel within the handicap designated area. For example, you wouldn't travel from one end of a ADA designated parking area to the other at a diagonal. With that said, if the field inspector is of the belief that it is indeed ALL directions then it would be best to grade the area as such to protect from and liability issues that may arise. Their is nothing "beau" about beauracracy. This subject came up in my office just this morning.

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Re: Handicapped grade of 2%

08-07-2013 08:01 AM in reply to: dasindog
Thats what I was thinking but I called our local inspector and he does just
that with his level he lays it diagnol...so its time be play it safe I
believe.

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Re: Handicapped grade of 2%

08-07-2013 10:16 AM in reply to: hellafella

Make no mistake, the code is clear in this realm.

 

No greater than 2% in any direction throughout the handicap parking spaces.

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