Figure 2-16. High Bank Launch of Bay (Sheet 10 of 12).
(44) After bridge boat secures to bay, secure bay as follows:
Use ramp bay connecting tool and crow bar to assist in engaging connectors.
(a) Position ramp bay connecting tool (30) on roadway (29).
(b) Install crow bar (30) and move crowbar back and forth until dogbones (31) are engaged.
If roadway-to-bow ponton latches are not engaged the bow pontons will fold up when a vehicle crosses
the bridge. This may cause serious injury or death to personnel on the bridge.
The backs of the roadway-to-bow ponton latches are painted yellow to allow a quick, visual check to en-
sure latches are engaged.
(c) Engage four roadway-to-bow ponton latches (33).