BRIDGE ASSEMBLY, SUCCESSIVE BAY METHOD (Contd)
Bridge centerline crew will adjust ramp bay to allow
desired grounding of ramp bay.
g. Open both ramp bay pump access covers (4).
h. Set pump control levers (1) to UP position and raise ramp bay (3) sufficiently
to allow proper grounding by operating pumps (2).
i. When ramp bay (3) is connected, pull connected bays shoreward, tighten
anchoring lines, and lower ramp bay (3) by setting pump control levers (1) to
j. Set both pump control levers (1) to TRANSPORT/CROSSING position and
close pump access covers (4).
When installing near shore end span, use transporter to
pull near shore end span an additional 10 ft (3 m) onto
shore to allow bridge closure.
k. Repeat steps a through j for near shore end span.