Assembly of the Bridge Separated into Eight Sections - CONT
( 1 0 ) Installation of Center Section Traverse Braces
The pintles of the transverse braces are threaded. The brace maybe installed on either side
of the clip angles.
Using four bolts (l), install first center transverse brace (2) to male and female center
sections (3) and (4). Tighten bolts (l).
Using four bolts (5), install second center transverse brace (6) to male and female center
sections (3) and (4). Tighten bolts (5).
(11) Assembly of Far-Shore Center Sections.
(a) Place crib timbers in front of the completed half of the bridge.
(b) Place a male center section on the left timbers and a female center section on the right
timbers. Aline the two center sections with the assembled near-shore half of the bridge.
Allow 1 ft of separation between the assembled half of the bridge and the center sections.