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ADA Compliance Information
Are there ramps, lifts, or elevators to all levels?
On each level, if there are stairs between the entrance and/or elevator and essential public areas, is there an accessible alternate route?
For levels not serviced by an elevator, ramp, or lift:
Do treads have a non-slip surface?
Do stairs have continuous rails on both sides, with extensions beyond the top and bottom stairs?
Are there both visible and verbal or audible door opening/closing and floor indicators (one tone = up, two tones = down)?
Are the call buttons in the hallway no higher than 42"?
Do the controls inside the cab have raised and Braille lettering?
Is there a sign on both doorjambs at each floor identifying the floor in raised and Braille letters?
If an emergency intercom is provided, is it usable without voice communication?
Is the emergency intercom identified by Braille and raised letters?
Lifts / Elevator Alternative Guidelines
Can the lift be used without assistance? If not, is a call button provided?
Is there at least 30" x 48" of clear space for a person in a wheelchair to approach to reach the controls and use the lift?
Are controls between 15 and 48" high?
For more information regarding these guidelines, please
contact Building Services
or call us at 563.589.4150.
Drinking Fountains and Public Telephones
Signage and Controls
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