2.27.6 Fording. The paving machine is capable of
traveling through water up to 30 in. (762 mm) deep.
Hot screed plates must be permitted
to cool off prior to fording. Direct
In a stream of water 30 in. (762 mm)
deep, the high water level will be
about I in. (25 mm) below bottom of
side access covers. Paving materials
in hopper shall be offloaded prior to
Lift screed to travel position and close screed
travel lock valve per paragraph 2.1.4. Allow
screed plates to air cool for one hour, minimum,
prior to fording
For improved visibility, raise hopper wings to fully
raised positions using hopper wing switches.
Set auger/conveyor switch to center, OFF
Set vibrator switch to center, OFF position.