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Truncated Domes at Door Landing

Discussion in 'Accessibility' started by mychaelp, Jul 27, 2020.

  1. JPohling

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    code that your under, a site plan or a photograph is needed of this path, it does not seem like it leads to a condition that we can imagine would need detectable warnings, but we do not understand the specific condition.
     
  2. Sifu

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    The OP asks for code sections not allowing the domes. I don't know of any specifically not allowing them. Code can't cover everything. If they are not slip resistant then that would be a direction, but if that is the case, is the inclusion of them at a train platform such a good idea? Are they considered an obstruction by the AHJ? IMHO I think they are useful in limited situations to communicate a hazard, but in other cases they can become a hazard.
     
  3. ADAguy

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    "clear" means free of obstructions, "clear" means 2% cross slope max ea/wy, clear means surface texture may not vary by more than 1/4" TD's don't. Rubber inset walk mats could be used if he is concerned about slipping.
     
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    This is what I envisioned for the lube business
     
  5. ADAguy

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    If rubber and not plastic or tile they have a higher degree of slip resistance.
     
  6. Sifu

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    So, related to this I am curious. I have had complaints about the truncated domes being over-used where not needed, creating trip hazards, problems for slipping, and for folks in high heels (notice I did not discriminate!) Any opinions? I don't know of a code that restricts their use but I'm not sure there shouldn't be one.
     
  7. ADAguy

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    If you "chose" to where not required at a minimum, do so at your own risk.
     
  8. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

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    It seems as though every time we have a truncated dome discussion it is always very active. Interesting....
     
  9. ADAguy

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    unintended consequences can do that
     

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