BRIDGE ASSEMBLY, SWINGING BRIDGE METHOD (Contd)
j. Open both pump access covers (3) and lower ramp bay by setting control
valve levers (1) to DOWN position.
k. Set both pump control levers (1) to TRANSPORT/CROSSING position and
close access covers (3).
l. Repeat steps j and k for remaining ramp bay.
Do not allow any traffic on bridge until bridge OIC has
verified that all appropriate couplings, lower lock pins,
and handrails are properly engaged. Failure to comply
may result in damage to equipment or possible injury
or death to personnel.
Do not place fingers under longitudinal upper couplings
when opening them, or serious injury to personnel may
Never open the transverse upper couplings on ramp
bays or interior bays once connected as a bridge or raft
assembly. Failure to comply may result in damage to
equipment or possible injury or death to personnel.
m. Open all longitudinal upper couplings (2) between interior bays (5) only.
o. Raise handrails and connect ropes (WP 0010 00 and WP 0011 00).
p. Refer to WP 0036 00, Bridge Operation, for bridge operation guidelines.
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