c. Ramp Bay. (figure 1-7)
Bay upper connectors (1). Connects to adjacent bays to prevent separation of bays during operation.
Roadway ponton upper connectors (2). Connects to opposite side roadway to prevent separation of roadwavs during
Bow pontons (3). Provides additional flotation and personnel walkway.
Approach ramps (4). Provides access to various types of bank conditions.
Roadways (5). Provides a flat road surface for vehicles using bridge.
Walkways (6). Provides a separate path for personnel to use when crossing the bridge.
Hydraulic pumps (7). Provide pressure to hydraulic system to raise and lower the ramp bay.
Roadway pontons (8). Supports roadway and is the major load carrying member of the bay.
Figure 1-7. Location and Description of Major Components Ramp Bay.