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1991 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

Note: This document, portion of document or referenced document was published prior to the 2010 ADA Standards, and is still applicable.

(1) Handrails shall be continuous along both sides of stairs. The inside handrail on switchback or dogleg stairs shall always be continuous (see Fig. 19(a) and (b)).

Plan diagram showing stair handrails and extensions

Fig. 19 Stair Handrails

Elevation of center handrail

Fig. 19 Stair Handrails


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