Walkways are specially marked areas which are kept free of obstructions so that individuals may pass through them unhindered. Area Hosts designate walkways in their area at their discretion. Adherence to ADA width requirements is strongly encouraged where possible.
Designating “walkways” is an excellent way for area hosts to keep floorspace clear and are recommended for areas around stationary tools, shelves, and anywhere else where obstructions are unacceptable.
Although some large projects may inevitably encroach on a walkway while they’re being worked on, this should be kept to an absolute minimum. Materials should never be left in a walkway.