What is a Depressed Curb?
Definition of Depressed Curb in Construction
A depressed curb is the curb that dips down to the surrounding grade at a handicap space, ramp or at what is referred to as a curb cut. The curb cut is the area of the parking lot or drive that is specifically constructed to allow vehicles to enter the drive, parking lot, or other area that is constructed for vehicle access. A depressed curb is represented on the projects site plan and will require specific angles of slope at the two sides of the curb that actually dip down to the grade level.