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From Route 70 near Wicks Corner to Paradise.
This routing is unchanged from 1963.
This route was LRN 295, defined in 1961. It was unsigned before 1963.
Route 191 was not defined as part of the initial state signage of routes in 1934. It is unclear what (if any) route was signed as Route 191 between 1934 and 1964.
Route 191 Realignment Project: Taming the Curves (03-But-191, PM 6.8/8.6)
In August 2015, the CTC approved for future consideration of funding a project in Butte County that will realign curves and widen shoulders on Route 191 near the town of Paradise. The project is programmed in the 2014 State Highway Operation and Protection Program. The total estimated cost is $29,250,000 for capital and support. Construction is estimated to begin in Fiscal Year 2016-17. The scope, as described for the preferred alternative, is consistent with the project scope programmed by the Commission in the 2014 State Highway Operation and Protection Program.
In June 2018, it was reported that this project was
honored in the 11th annual America’s Transportation Awards.
AASHTO, Socrata, AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the 11th annual
America’s Transportation Awards competition recognizes
projects in three categories: Quality of Life/Community Development, Best
of Technology and Innovation and Operations Excellence. California DOT
(Caltrans) won in the large category (projects costing more than $200
for its Route 91 Corridor Improvement project, and in the Best Use of
Technology and Innovation category for Caltrans' Route 1/Pfeiffer Canyon
Replacement. Caltrans also won and award in the medium Operations
category for the Route 191 Realignment Project: Taming the Curves.
(Source: For Construction Pros, 6/13/2018)
Overall statistics for Route 191:
In 1933, Chapter 767 defined the route from "[LRN 31] near Verdemont to Highland Avenue, San Bernardino, via Little Mountain" as part of the highway system. This route was added to the highway code as LRN 191 with the routing:
This routing remained unchanged until the 1963 renumbering. This was Route 206.
Acronyms and Explanations:
Route 190 Route 192
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