Can a circular ramp design can meet ADA?

Thank you for reaching out. While not ideal it could be possible to design a ramp that will comply with the ADA requirements. There is no explicit provision prohibiting a curved ramp.  The specific issue will be getting the cross slope correct such that you don’t end up with a wheel off the ground.

What is the law concerning handicapped accessible parking concerning tractor trailer trucks & truck stops?

  -Tish K. ANSWER: Tish, As long as you provide a passenger loading zone in compliance with the ADA Standards, you should be OK. The ADA Standards have an exemption from the requirement to provide accessible parking spaces for those parking spaces used exclusively for: Buses Trucks Other delivery vehicles Law enforcement vehicles Vehicular impound …when such lots provide a … READ MORE