BRIDGE ERECTION BOAT (BEB)
RETRIEVING LAUNCHED BRIDGE BAY
All personnel must wear approved life jackets and
unblouse pants from boots while on the boat. Failure to
comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
Do not allow the bay to open up on top of the bow of the
boat. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to
personnel and damage to boat.
Ensure all personnel are clear of lines under load. Failure
to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
The bridge transporter operator is responsible for
launching bridge ramp and interior bays as required.
Refer to TM 5-5420-278-10 or TM 5-5420-209-12.
Retrieving a bridge bay requires at least one boat
operator and two crewmembers per boat.
1. Boat operator positions BEB (2) 1016 ft (35 m) downstream from launching
site, with BEB (2) facing upstream in position to catch launched bay (1).