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PDFWAC 200-340-010


As used in this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings:
(1) Handicapped pedestrian - A pedestrian, or person in a wheelchair, who has limited mobility, stamina, agility, reaction time, impaired vision or hearing, or who may have difficulty walking, with or without assistive devices.
(2) Curb ramp - An interruption in a curb with a ramp from roadway to walk which forms a part of the accessible route of travel, no part of which projects into the roadway. It includes a center ramp and two shoulder slopes.
(3) Center ramp - The sloped surface providing pedestrian access to the roadway.
(4) Shoulder slope - The sloped flared sides on each side of the center ramp, providing a gradual incline from the edge of the center ramp to the sidewalk.
(5) Landing - A level area at least as wide as and, as long as, the width (except as otherwise provided), and within or at a terminus of, a stair or ramp, but not less than 5"['] 0" in width.
(6) Main pedestrian path - The walkway used by the pedestrian traffic clear of utility poles, signs, and parking meters.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-340-010, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 35.68.076. WSR 78-02-066 (Order 77-5), § 236-60-010, filed 1/24/78.]
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