Colorado State Highway 291

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State Highway 291 marker

State Highway 291
Map of Chaffee County in central Colorado with SH 291 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length9.135 mi[1] (14.701 km)
Major junctions
South end US 50 in Salida
North end US 285 near Poncha Springs
Highway system
Colorado State Highways
US 287SH 300

State Highway 291 (SH 291) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Colorado. SH 291's southern terminus is at U.S. Route 50 (US 50) in Salida, and the northern terminus is at US 285 north of Poncha Springs.

Route description[edit]

SH 291 runs 9.1 miles (14.6 km), starting at a junction with US 50 in Salida. From US 50, it travels north as Oak St. It then turns northwest to become 1st St. as it passes through Salida's historic downtown, paralleling the Arkansas River. The highway continues northwest, crossing the Arkansas River twice and ending at a junction with US 285.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Chaffee County.

Salida0.0000.000 US 50Southern terminus
9.13514.701 US 285Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
Highway 291 near where it ends at Highway 285.


  1. ^ "Segment list for SH 291". Retrieved 2011-01-22.
  2. ^ "Highway Explorer". CDOT OTIS - Online Transportation Information System. Colorado DOT. Archived from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2017.

External links[edit]

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