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California Building Code - Accessible corridor width

JPohling

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36" is the minimum for the accessible route.
The figure you are referring too shows how narrow and for how long of a distance the width may be reduced below 36".
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Ty J.

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Make sure to be aware of CBC Section 1020.2 and Table 1020.2. If this is a corridor, may have to be 44-inches wide. Typical exception is OL less than 50 though.

1020.2 Width and Capacity
The required capacity of corridors shall be determined as specified in Section 1005.1, but the minimum width shall be not less than that specified in Table 1020.2.

Exception: In Group I-2 occupancies, corridors are not required to have a clear width of 96 inches (2438 mm) in areas where there will not be stretcher or bed movement for access to care or as part of the defend-in-place strategy.


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mark handler

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ELLEN09US, doesn't table 1020.2 imply that "50 or more" would be 44", not "10 or more"?
"...minimum width shall be not less than that specified in Table 1020.2. ..." it can be required wider based on other sections in the code
 
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