Idaho State Highway 41

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State Highway 41 marker State Route 41 marker

State Highway 41
SH-41 and SR 41 highlighted in red.
Route information
Maintained by IDT and WSDOT
Length: 39.058 mi[2] (62.858 km)
Washington State Route 41 is 0.41 mi (0.66 km) long,[1] overlapping the northernmost 0.41 miles of SH-41.
Major junctions
South end: I‑90 in Post Falls, Idaho
North end: US 2 in Oldtown, ID/Newport, WA
Highway system

State Highways in Idaho

SH-40 SH-43
SR 35 WA-41.svg I-82

State Highway 41, abbreviated SH-41, is a state highway mostly in the U.S. state of Idaho. It runs from Interstate 90 in Post Falls to U.S. Route 2 on the Washington state line. The northernmost 0.41 miles (0.66 km) of SH-41 run along State Street along the state line, with the southbound lane in the town of Newport, Washington, and the northbound lane in Oldtown, Idaho. The part of the highway in Washington is designated State Route 41.

Route description[edit]

The southern terminus of State Highway 41 is located at the intersection of Ross Point – Rathdrum Highway and Seltice Way, just south of I-90 exit 7 in the city of Post Falls, Idaho.[3] The highway then proceeds north on the Ross Point – Rathdrum Highway, intersection State Highway 53 in the town of Rathdrum.[4] It passes by Spirit Lake, intersecting State Highway 54, before turning northwest towards the Newport/Oldtown area.[5]

Shortly after crossing the Oldtown city limits, SH-41 intersects State Avenue, which straddles the state (and city) line between Oldtown, Idaho, and Newport, Washington. North of this intersection, the northbound lanes lie in Oldtown, while the southbound lanes are known as State Route 41 by the Washington State Department of Transportation, and lie in Newport. Approximately 7 blocks north of the intersection with State Avenue, SH-41 ends at U.S. Route 2. The eastern terminus of Washington State Route 20 is three blocks west of the northern terminus of SH-41.[2][6]

History[edit]

State Street straddles the Washington–Idaho state line, with the southbound lane in Newport and the northbound lane in Oldtown, Idaho. Between Walnut and Fourth, the Idaho side of the street is part of State Highway 41, which runs from US-2 at the state line south to Interstate 90 at Post Falls. Until 1997, the Washington side of the street was part of US 2, which created confusion as each side of the street was part of a completely different highway. In 1997 the Washington side of State Street was designated SR 41 to match the Idaho numbering.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
Kootenai Post Falls 0.000 0.000 Seltice Way
0.030 0.048 I‑90 east – Coeur d'Alene
  0.170–
0.178
0.274–
0.286
I‑90 west – Spokane
Rathdrum 7.720 12.424 SH-53 east – Hayden South end of SH-53 overlap
7.900 12.714 SH-53 west – Hauser North end of SH-53 overlap
  18.134 29.184 SH-54 east – Athol, Lake Pend Oreille
BonnerPend Oreille OldtownNewport 38.608 State Avenue Washington–Idaho state line
39.058 US-2Spokane, Sandpoint
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Washington State Department of Transportation (2006). "State Highway Log". Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c Idaho Transportation Department (January 29, 2008). "Milepost Log". Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
  3. ^ Rand McNally (2006). The Thomas Guide Pacific Northwest Road Atlas (Map) (7th ed.). p. 354, section D7. ISBN 0-528-85869-6.
  4. ^ Rand McNally (2006). The Thomas Guide Pacific Northwest Road Atlas (Map) (7th ed.). p. 115, section A1. ISBN 0-528-85869-6.
  5. ^ Rand McNally (2006). The Thomas Guide Pacific Northwest Road Atlas (Map) (7th ed.). p. 106, section C3. ISBN 0-528-85869-6.
  6. ^ Yahoo! Inc. "Newport, WA". Yahoo! Maps (Map). Cartography by Navteq. http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=48.180041&lon=-117.039622&zoom=16&q1=newport%2C%20wa. Retrieved June 8, 2009.

External links[edit]

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