I'm currently brushing up on ADA standards and know that 36" clear width is the minimum allowed between handrails on a ramp but I have not been able to find any mention of maximum allowed width. For instance, if a ramp meets all slope, cross slope, landing, handrail, etc. requirements but say is 10 feet wider or more in a setting like a sports arena concourse or museum lobby, does that qualify as meeting ADA standards with the handrails on each side being so far apart? Also is there any mention in the standards at what dimension a center railing would be required on a ramp or stair?
Any insight would be much appreciated.
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