Curb Wheelchair Ramps

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Curb ramps (wheelchair ramps) provide access between the sidewalk and roadway for people using wheelchairs, strollers, walkers, crutches, Handcarts, bicycles, and also for pedestrians with mobility impairments who have trouble stepping up and down high curbs. Curb ramps must be installed at all intersections and midblock locations where pedestrian crossings exist, as mandated by federal legislation (1973 Rehabilitation Act).Wheelchair ramps must have a slope of no more than 1:12 (must not exceed 25.4 mm/0.3 m (1 in/ft) or a maximum grade of 8.33 percent), with a maximum side slope of 1:10, and must be designed in accordance with the ADA
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