stringers are fastened to the pile caps with driftbolts. The outside stringers are fastened to the pile caps with bolts. The deck planks are fastened to the stringers with 3/8-by 8-inch spikes. After the deck is laid, 12-foot lengths of 8 by 10 are laid over the outside stringers to form the curbing. The lengths of curbing are distributed as shown in the general plan. The curbing is bolted to the outside stringers.
The pier is equipped with a fender system to protect it against shock, caused by contact with vessels coming in the part plan, are driven along both sides of the pier and bolted to the outside stringers. The heads of these bolts are countersunk below the surfaces of the piles. An 8- by 10-fender wale is bolted to the backs of the fender piles. Lengths of 8- by 10-fender-pile chocks are cut to fit between the piles and bolted to the outside stringers and the fender wales. The spacing for these bolts is shown in the part plan. As shown in the general plan, the fender system also includes two 14-pile dolphins, located 15 feet beyond the end of the pier. A or docked alongside of it. Fender piles, spaced as shown dolphin (fig. 8-4 1) is an isolated cluster of piles,
Figure 8-41. - Typical Dolphin Plan.Continue Reading