BRIDGE ASSEMBLY, SUCCESSIVE BAY METHOD (Contd)
l. Launch and secure additional interior bays (WP 0029 00) and move them to
far shore end span, then connect bays (WP 0032 00).
m. Ensure a sufficient number of BEBs are in place for anchorage. (Refer to
Table 1. Bridge Erection Boats Required for Anchorage.
When connecting last interior bay to bridge centerline,
connect interior bay to far shore end span first.
Transporter winch cable or man power may be required
to achieve connection.
n. Connect taglines to belay cleats (1) on interior bays (2) and (3).
o. Loosen anchorage on both shores, and bring interior bays (2) and (3) together
using taglines and crowbars as necessary.
p. Connect interior bays (2) and (3) (WP 0032 00).
NUMBER OF BAYS PER MK I/II BEB
0.05.0 feet/sec (0.01.5 meters/sec)
5.08.0 feet/sec (1.52.4 meters/sec)
8.09.0 feet/sec (2.42.7 meters/sec)
9.010.0 feet/sec (2.73.0 meters/sec)
Anchorage system necessary