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The Gifford Covered Bridge
Randolph, VT
WGN Number: 45-09-03
Gifford Covered Bridge
Gifford Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

The Gifford Bridge is constructed with a multiple-kingpost, half-height truss, indicating that it, like the nearby Johnson Bridge, was originally an open span. Notice that the roadway is reinforced with steel beams tie-bolted below the deck.

Gifford Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Randolph
Location: Hyde Road
Crossing: Second Branch of the White River
Date: 1904
Builder: Unknown
Truss Type: Multiple kingpost half-height
Truss Length: 51 feet 8 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 03/07/2014

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