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The Westford Covered Bridge
Westford, VT
WGN Number: 45-04-05
Westford Covered Bridge
Westford Covered Bridge
Photo by Richard Roy © 2001

The Westford Bridge was built in 1838 to serve the never completed Vermont Market Road. Bypassed by a concrete bridge in 1965, the bridge deteriorated and was in dange of collapse before the community came to the rescue in 1987 and hired Milton Graton to restore it. Work was completed in July 2001.

Our thanks to the Town of Westford for allowing the posting of the Vermont Covered Bridge Society Welcome patch. For more information about the Westford area visit their website at

Westford Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Westford
Location: Cambridge Road
Crossing: Browns River
Date: 1838
Builder: Unknown
Truss Type: Burr arch
Truss Length: 96 feet 6 inches
Credits: All pictures, information and descriptions are taken from Spanning Time Vermont's Covered Bridges by Joseph C. Nelson ©1997 and the World Guide to Covered Bridges - 1989
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Joe Nelson, P.O Box 267, Jericho, VT 05465-0267 This file posted 02/28/2015

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