California State Route 191

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State Route 191

Clark Road
SR 191 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by Caltrans
Length11.387 mi[1] (18.326 km)
Major junctions
South end SR 70 near Oroville
North endPearson Road in Paradise
CountryUnited States
Highway system
SR 190 SR 192

State Route 191 (SR 191) is a state highway in the U.S. state of California. Known also as Clark Road, it is a spur route off of State Route 70 in Butte County, providing a connection to the town of Paradise.

Route description

The route begins at State Route 70 near Oroville. It then heads northward through Butte County and intersects Durham-Pentz Road. It then ends at Pearson Road in Paradise.

SR 191 is not part of the National Highway System,[2] a network of highways that are considered essential to the country's economy, defense, and mobility by the Federal Highway Administration.[3]

Construction of California State Route 191 was planned in 1962 but wasn't constructed due to U.S. Route 40 Alternate (now California State Route 70) not being moved upward due to Lake Oroville. Construction started in 1963 when U.S. Route 40 Alternate was moved.

The route was completed in 1964 and opened the same year.

Major intersections

Except where prefixed with a letter, postmiles were measured on the road as it was in 1964, based on the alignment that existed at the time, and do not necessarily reflect current mileage. R reflects a realignment in the route since then, M indicates a second realignment, L refers to an overlap due to a correction or change, and T indicates postmiles classified as temporary (for a full list of prefixes, see California postmile § Official postmile definitions).[1] Segments that remain unconstructed or have been relinquished to local control may be omitted. The entire route is in Butte County.

0.00Table Mountain BoulevardContinuation beyond SR 70; former SR 70
0.00 SR 70 – Quincy, OrovilleSouth end of SR 191
3.53Durham-Pentz Road – Chico
Paradise11.39Pearson Road – Central ParadiseNorth end of SR 191
11.39Clark RoadContinuation beyond Pearson Road
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c California Department of Transportation. "State Truck Route List". Sacramento: California Department of Transportation. Archived from the original (XLS file) on June 30, 2015. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  2. ^ Federal Highway Administration (March 25, 2015). National Highway System: California (North) (PDF) (Map). Scale not given. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved September 16, 2017.
  3. ^ Natzke, Stefan; Neathery, Mike & Adderly, Kevin (June 20, 2012). "What is the National Highway System?". National Highway System. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved July 1, 2012.
  4. ^ California Department of Transportation (July 2007). "Log of Bridges on State Highways". Sacramento: California Department of Transportation.
  5. ^ California Department of Transportation, All Traffic Volumes on CSHS Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, 2006

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