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Cilley Covered Bridge 45-09-08

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Cilley Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147653

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered Multiple Kingspost through truss bridge over First Branch White River on Howe Ln (C3045) in Tunbridge
Location
Orange County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1883; rehabilitated 2006
Builder
- Arthur C. Adams
Design
Covered Multiple Kingspost Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.0 ft.
Skew angle
10 degrees
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 10, 1974
Also called
Cilley Bridge
Lower Covered Bridge
First Branch White River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.88297, -72.50387   (decimal degrees)
43°52'59" N, 72°30'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/700520/4861903 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Randolph Center
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000238 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-09-08 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 33990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 38.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50

Categories 

19th Century (6,212)
Arthur C. Adams (2)
Built 1883 (129)
Built during 1880s (1,644)
Covered (1,356)
Multiple Kingpost truss (131)
NR-listed (2,842)
One-lane traffic (7,429)
Open (36,836)
Orange County, Vermont (31)
Owned by township (2,330)
Skewed (4,699)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,981)
Through truss (12,928)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,507)
Truss (29,511)
Vermont (558)
Wooden deck (5,869)

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2015: Updated by Michael Quiet: Noted skew angle and a 2006 rehabilitation. Added pictures
  • October 15, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge known as the Cilley Covered Bridge; added NRHP info

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com