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The common path of travel shall not exceed 30 feet (9144 mm) from any seat to a point where an occupant has a choice of two paths of egress travel to two exits.

Exceptions:
  1. For areas, such as box seats, galleries or balconies, serving not more than 50 occupants, the common path of travel shall not exceed 75 feet (22 860 mm).
  2. For smoke-protected assembly seating, the common path of travel shall not exceed 50 feet (15 240 mm).

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