f. Recovery by Other Than a Launcher - CONT
(h) Slowly begin to tow the bridge (4) forward and at the same time, maintain the height of
the bridge. Release cable from the lifting device as the towing vehicle moves forward
and away from the lifting device. Keep both cables taut at all times.
(i) Stop towing just prior to far bank end of bridge dropping off far bank. Study the
situation, recheck all equipment for loose components, etc.
(j) Slowly pull the bridge forward with the towing vehicle. The near end of the bridge will
rise off the ground when the far end slips off the supporting bank. Lengthen the lifting
device cable and at the same time, decrease and/or extend the boom as required to keep
the bridge in a level recovery posture.
(k) Continue to lengthen the lifting device cable (1) (as required) and decrease the boom
angle (8) as need be.