Colorado State Highway 41

State Highway 41 (SH 41) is a state highway on the Ute Mountain Ute lands in southwest Colorado, United States. It runs through the valley of the San Juan River, heading northwest from U.S. Route 160 (US 160) northeast of the Four Corners Monument. SH 41 ends at the Utah state line, where the road continues as Utah State Route 162 (SR-162) to Bluff. The road is part of the Trail of the Ancients National Scenic Byway.

State Highway 41 marker

State Highway 41
Map of Montezuma County in southwestern Colorado with SH 41 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length9.505 mi[1] (15.297 km)
Major junctions
South end US 160
North end SR-162 towards Bluff, UT
Location
CountiesMontezuma
Highway system
Colorado State Highways
SH 40SH 42

HistoryEdit

 
SH 41 as it enters Colorado from Utah

State Highway 41 was created in 1965-1966 on new alignment.[2] Simultaneously, in June 1965, Utah State Route 262 was extended southeast from Montezuma Creek to meet SH 41 (this extension became SR-162 in 2004).[3]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Montezuma County.

LocationmikmDestinationsNotes
0.0000.000  US 160 – Cortez, 4 Corners, Teec Nos PosSouthern terminus
9.50515.297  SR-162Utah state line
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Colorado Department of Transportation, Highway Data Explorer, accessed November 2013
  2. ^ Colorado Department of Transportation, official highway maps: 1965, 1966
  3. ^ Utah Department of Transportation, Highway Resolutions: Route 262, updated December 2008, accessed November 2013

External linksEdit

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