BRIDGE OPERATION (Contd)
2. Required Conditions for Bridge Crossing (Contd).
Ensure one ground guide is present during all vehicle
crossings. Failure to comply may result in damage to
equipment or possible injury or death to personnel.
Stopping, accelerating, and shifting of gears on the
bridge is not permitted during a crossing. Failure to
comply may result in damage to equipment.
Prior to allowing vehicle traffic on bridge, the Equipment Regulating Point
(ERP) NCOIC will instruct each vehicle operator to line up vehicle with
front tires inside roadway paint markings, and keep vehicle to centerline
of bridge roadway during crossing. In addition, the NCOIC will specify to
the operator of each vehicle the distance to be maintained between the
next vehicle and the maximum allowable speed for that vehicle during
During periods of heavy traffic, dirt and foreign materials may accumulate
on roadway surface. Clean roadway surface. If water is available at bridge
site, use pressure pump as described in Operation of Special Purpose Kits,
VEHICLE CROSSING BRIDGE, TYPICAL