K-141 (Kansas highway)
K-141 is a 13.470-mile-long (21.678 km) north–south state highway in Ellsworth County in central Kansas. The highway connects K-4 west of Marquette and K-140 northeast of Carneiro with Kanopolis Lake. K-141 is a part of the Prairie Trail Scenic Byway, a scenic byway designated to highlight the history, culture, and nature of the area. The highway is not a part of the National Highway System. Traffic on K-141 ranges from average annual daily traffic values of 170 to 255.
|Maintained by KDOT|
|Length||13.470 mi (21.678 km)|
|South end||K-4 about 7 miles (11 km) west of Marquette|
|North end||K-140 about 3.4 miles (5.5 km) east of Carneiro|
K-141 begins at a southern terminus with K-4 west of the town Marquette. From there, the highway heads north for about 2.25 miles (3.62 km) before turning north-northwest. After the turn, K-141 travels along the top of Kanopolis Dam. Immediately after crossing the dam, the highway turns northwest, travels a short distance, then gently curves back to a northerly direction. K-141 continues traveling in a northward direction until it is one mile (1.6 km) south of K-140, at which time it turns northeast, crosses railroad tracks, then turns back north to its northern terminus with K-140 northeast of the unincorporated community of Carneiro. The entire route of K-141 travels primarily through rural grassland. The total route length is 13.470 miles (21.678 km). Average annual daily traffic values range from 170 just south of the northern terminus to 255 over the southernmost seven miles (11 km) of the route.
The entire route is in Ellsworth County.
|Langley Township||0.000||0.000||K-4 – Lindsborg, Hoisington|
|Carneiro Township||13.470||21.678||K-140 – Ellsworth|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|