Is there a curb ramp whenever an accessible pathway meets a curb?
Is the slope of the curb ramp 1:12 or less?
Is the transition from the curb ramp to the
walkway, road or gutter flush and free of
When steep grades are
on public sidewalks, give careful
attention to paths of travel
site because the sidewalk is not
accessible, the accessible path of
travel on the site should not be
indirect or roundabout.
Are the slopes of the road, gutter or accessible route adjoining the
ramp no greater than 1:20?
Is the width of the curb ramp, not including the flared sides, at least 36 inches?
Section 4.7.4; 4.5.1
Is the surface of the curb ramp stable, firm and slip-resistant?
At this curb ramp, the planting strip
restricts walking across the ramp. Flares
are no necessary.
If the curb ramp is located where pedestrians
might walk across it and if it is not
protected by hand rails does it have flared sides?
Do these flared sides have a slope of 1:10 or
If sharp return curb cuts are present, is
pedestrian cross traffic prohibited by
walls, guardrails, shrubbery, or other elements?
Do built up curb ramps not project into vehicular
Are curb ramps located or protected so that they
will not be obstructed by parked vehicles?