curb ramp


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curb ramp

A short ramp cut through a curb.
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As part of the largest commitment to an accessible transportation system in state history, the state agency pledged to install missing curb ramps, fix substandard ones and upgrade crossing signals on the entire state highway system.
Parking spaces and curb ramps for the physically disabled are provided in other areas of the perimeter of the building.
Curb ramp slopes are required to be perpendicular to the gutter to minimize the tipping hazard for wheelchair users.
Providing a pathway around the top of the curb ramp so that a person is not required to negotiate across the slope of the curb ramp is one way to eliminate this common violation.
The extension of curb cut deadlines would help relieve cities and towns of the immediate and tremendous cost burdens associated with the installation of curb ramps and allow them time to focus on future efforts to successfully integrate individuals with disabilities into local communities.
The city maintains nearly 13,000 curb ramps in all, and it's near impossible to build them in a way that pleases everyone, Jones said.
Side flares may not be steeper than 1:10 (the side flares can be eliminated where there is no pedestrian traffic crossing the curb ramp from side to side)
In this case the city of Philadelphia's street resurfacing project was judged to be an "alteration," requiring compliance with the curb ramp provisions of the ADA.
Here, painting the entire difference in elevation between the sidewalk and the edge of the curb ramp would have been inexpensive and reduced the potential for being involved in the subsequent lawsuit due to the difference in elevation.
Impact of Curb Ramps on the Safety of Persons Who Are Blind," by Billie Louise Bentzen and Janet M.
Surface of the curb ramp shall be stable, firm, and slip-resistant.