1.01 GENERAL A. The General Document listed in the Index, including the General Conditions, Supplementary General Conditions and General Requirements are hereby made an integral part of this section. B. This subcontractor shall review, in detail, all other sections of the construction specifications affecting the work of this section of the Specifications. 1.02 REFERENCES A. ANSI A117.1 - 1992 Accessible Signage Standards(4.28 Signage). B. Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG). 1.03 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. Fabricator shall have manufactured ADA signage for a minimum of four years and have completed work equal to the scope of this project. 1.04 SCOPE A. This section includes: 1. Exterior Handicap Accessible Parking signs. 2. Exterior Loading Zone signs. 3. Exterior Handicap Access signs. 1.05 SUBMITTALS A. Submit standard color selection chips. B. Submit manufacturer's product information sheet(s). C. Submit scaled or full size mock-ups of each sign type. D. Submit one sign of any sign type. E. Submit sign schedule. 2.01 PRODUCTS A. ADA compliant signs where shown on the drawings or otherwise indicated shall be manufactured by MEMCO Merrimack Engraving & Marking Co. of Methuen, MA tel: 1-800-726-1719. B. Aluminum sign panel, .090" thick. Background color are to be chosen from manufacturer's standard color selection. C. Lettering shall be vinyl with an exterior durability of seven years. Lettering colors are to be chosen from manufacturer's standard color selection. D. International symbol of accessibility shall be 8" in height, vinyl with an exterior durability of seven years. International symbol of accessibility color to be chosen from manufacturer's standard color selection. 3.01 INSTALLATION A. Signs are to mounted by the manufacturer's recommendations. B. Install signs in accordance with ADAAG guidelines. C. Assure signs are installed level. END OF SECTION
See our Technical Bulletin explaining the proposed changes to the ADA regarding braille. These proposed changes are nothing new to us, since we have always made our braille to these new requirements.
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