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Gifford / C.K. Smith Bridge
VT-09-03
East Randolph VT - Orange County
Elevation view of Gifford Bridge
Gifford Bridge

Photo of Gifford Bridge Portal
Photo of Gifford Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  North Central
County:  Orange
Town:  Randolph
Locality:  South Randolph
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43 54.971
W 72 33.303
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Hyde Hill Road
Bridge Crosses:  Second Branch of White River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Multiple Kingpost
over Multiple Kingpost
Year Built:  1904
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  46'-8"
Width: Unknown
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: 3 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 45-09-03
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Gifford Covered Bridge is a 46 foot long Multiple Kingpost Truss. It carries Hyde Hill Road over the Second Branch of the White River in East Randolph. This bridge was built in 1904 and is one of the newest of the historic covered bridges in Vermont.

Photography
Portal photos are easy, traffic volume is low. Getting down the the stream was difficult in the snow.

Parking
Parking available on either side of bridge.

Truss

Photo of Gifford Bridge Truss
The Truss is a Multiple Kingpost

Location Map

Gifford Bridge Location Map


Location
1.7 miles south of VT66 on VT14, then 0.1 miles left on Hyde Road. The bridge is located in the Randolph in Orange County.


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