2-3. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE OF MLC 60 - CONT
b. Preparation for Assembly. Refer to subparagraph (1) below if complete assembly of the bridge
is required. Refer to subparagraph (2) if assembling a bridge separated at center hinges.
The bridge may be assembled from either end. The following procedures are for
assembling the near-shore end first.
Preparation for Complete Assembly
Locate an assembly site large enough for transporting vehicles and the lifting device.
Allow enough room to unload and position the bridge components without additional
shifting. The lifting device should be setup toward the middle of the bridge assembly site
After a transporting vehicle has been unloaded, remove it from the assembly area to give
Place six pieces of cribbing (1) on the ground as shown
Place a female ramp section on the left pair of crib timbers and a male ramp section on the
right pair as shown.
FEMALE RAMP SECTION
MALE RAMP SECTION
FEMALE CENTER SECTION
MALE CENTER SECTION
NOTE: FAR-SHORE RAMP CRIBBING SHOWN AFTER
TWO HALVES SLID AND POSITIONED TOGETHER
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