orange county - gifford cb
WGN Number: 45-09-03
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.
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 - 1989Return to top Joe Nelson, P.O Box 267, Jericho, VT 05465-0267 This file posted 03/07/2014