Container pad must be able to withstand 55.000 to 60,000 pounds and must be concrete. BLIND SPOTS such as posts or retaining walls in the loading dock area should be avoided; this will allow for optimum mobility of vehicles as large as 16 wheelers. Forklift Loading Dock and Curb Ramp: Forklifts are amazingly useful machines, but when a 5 inch curb and a couple of steps keep them from getting where they need to be it causes a problem. Luckily resident forklift operator extraordinaire Tim Anderson was able accessorize our forkl... The scope of work included extensive earthwork, 50′ cylindrical piles, new concrete loading dock with 13 bays, 4 interior concrete ramps, new electrical and lighting. All concrete work was self-performed by Atlas Builders.