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ada tactile surfaces

ada tactile surfaces

ada tactile surfaces

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i'm working on a project that requires the handicapped ramps to be ada tactile surface.  does anyone know where i can find any info?  thanks

RE: ada tactile surfaces

I am assuming the surface criteria you require is for the "Detectable Warning" surfacing...

from the ADA...
4.29.2* Detectable Warnings on Walking Surfaces. Detectable warnings shall consist of raised truncated domes with a diameter of nominal 0.9 in (23 mm), a height of nominal 0.2 in (5 mm) and a center-to-center spacing of nominal 2.35 in (60 mm) and shall contrast visually with adjoining surfaces, either light-on-dark, or dark-on-light.


The material used to provide contrast shall be an integral part of the walking surface. Detectable warnings used on interior surfaces shall differ from adjoining walking surfaces in resiliency or sound-on-cane contact.

RE: ada tactile surfaces

Do a web search on the topic.  You can buy precast modules that can be set into the ramp.

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