Iowa Highways: 100 to 119

Iowa Highways: 100 to 119

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Iowa 100 (I)
Designated: July 1, 1920
Decommissioned: June 23, 1958
Original western terminus: Griswold; it was extended to US 275 in Council Bluffs on December 22, 1936.
Original eastern terminus: US 71 at Lyman
Counties: Pottawattamie, Cass
Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation.
  • 1952: Paved from Griswold to US 71
  • 1956: Paved from Council Bluffs to US 59
  • 1957: Last segment, from US 59 to Griswold, paved
  • Major alignment changes: IA 100 was originally a north-south spur between IA 2/24 (now US 6) southward into Griswold; it became an east-west road by 1923.
    Replaced by: County road, which later became part of IA 48 (north-south alignment in 1923); a relocated IA 92 (at decommissioning)
    For street alignments in Council Bluffs, see Jeff Morrison's Council Bluffs/Omaha Highway Chronology page.
    Iowa 100 (II)
    Designated: June 23, 1958
    Decommissioned: July 1958
    Original western terminus: US 6 north of Lewis
    Original eastern terminus: US 71 south of Atlantic
    Counties: Cass
    Paving history: The entire road was paved at the time of designation.
    Replaced by: IA 414.
    Jeff Morrison discovered what may be the shortest-lived state highway in Iowa history through newspaper research, as it does not appear on any state highway map. When IA 92 replaced the original IA 100 on June 23, 1958, the five-mile segment of old IA 92 that was not co-signed with US 6 became IA 100. However, motorists were confused that the new IA 100 was so close to the old road, so in late July, the Highway Commission renumbered the road as IA 414.
    Iowa 100
    Length: 8.3 miles/13.4 kilometers
    Western terminus: Edgewood Road in Cedar Rapids
    Eastern terminus: US 151/IA 13 in Marion
    Terminus photos
    The entire road is a four-lane divided highway.

    Counties: Linn
    Cities along route: Cedar Rapids, Marion

    NHS: Entire route
    History
    Designated: August 14, 1984, replacing part of IA 150
    Paving history: The entire road was paved at the time of designation.
    Major alignment changes:
  • July 3, 1985: Extended westward from its previous west end at I-380 to Edgewood Road
  • November 25, 1996: Extended eastward from First Avenue (Business US 151) to US 151/IA 13 east of Marion along the Marion Bypass.

  • For maps of IA 100's alignments, see the Highways of Cedar Rapids page.
    Notes
    A western extension of IA 100, which has been proposed since the 1970s, will eventually curve southward across the Cedar River and connect with US 30 west of Cedar Rapids. This new freeway segment would complete a four-lane loop around Cedar Rapids following IA 100, US 151/IA 13, and US 30, but controversy has come with these plans. There was some early concern that an orchard and housing subdivision would be razed by the new highway, and in mid-October 2000 the Linn County Conservation Board recommended that the Iowa DOT find another route to avoid any negative impacts on the Rock Island Forest Preserve (near where IA 100 would cross the Cedar River). Those concerns were echoed when Byssus skipper butterflies — which are on Iowa's threatened species list — were found to be living in the area in August 2001. Despite pleas from environmentalists to abandon the project altogether, the Cedar Rapids City Council voted on August 29, 2001, to move on with the plans.

    The IA 100 extension was scheduled for completion in 2005, but funding problems and continued opposition from environmentalists have postponed completion. According to the current state transportation plan, paving of the segment between County Road W36 (old IA 94) and Edgewood Road is underway with completion possible by the end of 2016, while paving of the segment between US 30 and W36 is programmed for 2018. This video has aerial views of the planned IA 100 extension.
    Iowa 101
    Designated: July 1, 1920
    Decommissioned: August 14, 1984
    Original northern terminus: IA 5 at Independence; the overlapping segment with IA 11, later IA 150, was deleted on November 3, 1924.
    Original southern terminus: IA 40 (later US 218) at Vinton
    Counties: Benton
    Paving history: At the time of designation, the only paved segment was from Vinton to the Cedar River crossing. The rest of IA 101 was upgraded from bituminous to paved in 1955. (The north-south segment north of the river was moved onto its present alignment in 1942 or 1943.)
    Replaced by: IA 150.
    Former terminus photos
    IA 101 was the highest number in the original 1920 numbering system, but IA 102 through 107 were designated by the end of the year, as all of those highways appeared on the 1921 map.
    Iowa 102 (I)
    Designated: 1920
    Decommissioned: July 1, 1980
    Original northern terminus: IA 19 (later US 18)
    Original southern terminus: Hawkeye
    Counties: Fayette
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it was paved in 1938.
    Replaced by: County Road W14
    Iowa 102 (II)
    Length: 0.5 miles/0.8 kilometers
    Western terminus: West city limits of New Sharon
    Eastern terminus: US 63 and IA 146 in New Sharon
    Terminus photos

    Counties: Mahaska
    History
    Designated: July 22, 1980, originally running between IA 163 in Pella to the US 63/IA 146 junction in New Sharon
    Paving history: The entire road was paved at the time of designation.
    Major alignment changes:
  • April 5, 1996: West end moved to the easternmost interchange (exit #44) of the IA 163 freeway bypass of Pella to a new road straddling the Marion/Mahaska county line.
  • May 1, 2003: Segment between the west end in Pella and the western terminus decommissioned; it is now signed as County Road G5T, its pre-1980 designation. All IA 102 signs, including those in New Sharon, were taken down by May 9 but the road remains under state control within the city limits of New Sharon.
  • Iowa 103
    Designated: 1920
    Decommissioned: September 19, 2003
    Original western terminus: IA 40 (I), later US 161 and most recently US 218
    Original eastern terminus: US 61 in Fort Madison
    Counties: Lee
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the segment from West Point to Fort Madison was paved in 1938. The segment west of West Point was gravel until 1949, and had a bituminous surface until it was paved in 1988.
    Replaced by: County Road J40. The DOT had originally planned to take IA 16 east of US 218 instead of IA 103 as part of the legislation passed in 2003, but after reviewing the poor condition of the road, they decided to keep IA 16 in order to resurface it later and give Lee County IA 103 instead.
    Terminus photos
    Iowa 104 (I)
    Designated: 1920
    Decommissioned: April 5, 1926
    Original western terminus: IA 8 (later US 34) southeast of Council Bluffs; a redundant multiplex with that highway through Council Bluffs was eliminated on November 3, 1924.
    Original eastern terminus: IA 4 (now US 59) in Macedonia
    Counties: Pottawattamie
    Paving history: There were no paved segments.
    Replaced by: County road (now numbered G66). This was the first numbered highway to ever be decommissioned in its entirety.
    Iowa 104 (II)
    Designated: September 20, 1927
    Decommissioned: October 27, 1980
    Original northern terminus: US 34
    Original southern terminus: Woodburn
    Counties: Clarke
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation, and the road was bituminous at decommissioning but has since been paved.
    Replaced by: County Road R69, but the half-mile segment through Woodburn was still maintained by the state as unsigned IA 942 until July 1, 2003.
    Iowa 105
    Designated: 1920
    Decommissioned: December 12, 1992 (see note below)
    Original western terminus: IA 15, later US 69, in Lake Mills
    Original eastern terminus: IA 40, later US 218, in St. Ansgar
    Counties: Winnebago, Worth, Mitchell
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation.
  • 1952: Paved from Lake Mills to Northwood
  • 1960: Last segment, from Northwood to St. Ansgar, paved
    Replaced by: County Road 105 (thanks to Steve Riner for pointing this out in 1998), which is the first county road in Iowa that does not follow the traditional alphanumeric numbering system. It is signed just like any other county road.
    Note: The date of decommissioning listed was when Mitchell County and the city of Carpenter assumed jurisdiction. Worth County took over its pieces of the road on December 31, 1992. The segment in Winnebago County remained under state control as unsigned IA 971 until the county assumed control of its piece on October 15, 2001; the city of Lake Mills was given its share of the road on July 1, 2003. The segment through Northwood was designated as unsigned IA 972 until July 1, 2003, and the segment through St. Ansgar was designated as unsigned IA 973 until November 5, 2001.
    Incidentally, IA 105 never did connect with MN 105, which runs from Austin to the state line and continues as County Road S70 in Iowa southward through Otranto to County Road 105 east of Carpenter.
    Former terminus photos
  • Iowa 106
    Designated: 1920
    Decommissioned: July 1, 1980
    Original western terminus: Clear Lake State Park; it was truncated at IA 107 in the city of Clear Lake on January 18, 1967.
    Original eastern terminus: IA 19 (now US 18) in Clear Lake; a short multiplex with IA 107 through Clear Lake was deleted on November 3, 1924. It was extended from IA 107 to US 65 in Mason City on August 7, 1930.
    Counties: Cerro Gordo
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation. The 1930 extension to Mason City was entirely paved, while the segment west of IA 107 had a bituminous surface at decommissioning.
    Replaced by:
  • Local roads (South Shore Drive and 4th Avenue South) in Clear Lake (in 1967)
  • Local roads (4th Avenue South in Clear Lake, 19th Street SW in Mason City) and County Road B35 between the two cities (at decommissioning)
  • The segment between IA 107 and US 65 paralleled what was then US 18 but was located about a mile to the south.
    Iowa 107
    Designated: 1920
    Decommissioned: June 30, 2011 (signs were removed by July 1, 2003)
    Original northern terminus: IA 19 (I), later US 18, in Clear Lake; the city of Clear Lake took over its piece on October 1, 1987, and it was truncated north of County Road B35 on July 1, 1992, following annexation by Clear Lake. It was truncated north of Meservey (excluding the segment through Thornton — see note below) on June 4, 2003.
    Original southern terminus: Thornton; it was extended westward and southward to Meservey on June 4, 1935, and southward to IA 10 (now 3) in western Franklin County via Alexander on June 7, 1939, superseding IA 297 (I) along the way.
    Counties: Cerro Gordo, Franklin
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation.
  • 1955: Paved from Clear Lake to Thornton and from Meservey to Alexander
  • 1959: Paved from Thornton to Meservey
  • 1972: Last segment, from Alexander to IA 3, upgraded from bituminous to paved.
  • Replaced by: County Roads S25, B65, and S14.
    Note: While all signs for IA 107 had been taken down by July 1, 2003, the segments through the cities of Meservey and Thornton had remained under state jurisdiction through 2010. The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the transfer of jurisdiction of the piece through Meservey at its meeting on July 13, 2010, and of the piece through Thornton on September 14, 2010. The city of Thornton was scheduled to take over its piece of IA 107 on June 30, 2011, according to the Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors' meeting notes from July 12, 2010.
    Terminus photos
    Iowa 108
    Designated: April 30, 1923
    Decommissioned: August 26, 1980
    Original northern terminus: IA 92
    Original southern terminus: Delta
    Counties: Keokuk
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the road was upgraded from bituminous to paved in 1955.
    Replaced by: County Road V33 and IA 21 (segment along Center Street in Delta)
    Iowa 109
    Designated: April 30, 1923
    Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
    Original northern terminus: IA 7 (I), later US 32 and most recently US 6, in northwestern Johnson County
    Original southern terminus: Oxford
    Counties: Johnson
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was paved in 1926.
    Replaced by: County Road W38
    Terminus photos
    Iowa 110 (I)
    Designated: April 30, 1923
    Decommissioned: 1934
    Original western terminus: Larrabee
    Original eastern terminus: IA 21 (I)
    Counties: Cherokee
    Paving history: There were no paved segments.
    Replaced by: County road (now numbered C16). It was decommissioned after US 59 was realigned to run past Larrabee.
    Iowa 110
    Length: 15 miles/24 kilometers
    Northern terminus: IA 7 in Storm Lake
    Southern terminus: US 20 south of Schaller
    Terminus photos

    Counties: Buena Vista, Sac
    Cities along route: Storm Lake, Schaller
    History
    Designated: November 7, 1934, to a former segment of IA 4 (I). It was extended from Schaller to the relocated US 20 on July 10, 1935, upon the realignment and paving of US 20.
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation.
  • 1938: Paved from Schaller to US 20
  • 1955: Last segment, from Storm Lake to Schaller, paved.
  • Iowa 111
    Designated: April 30, 1923
    Decommissioned: December 31, 1990
    Original northern terminus: IA 19 (later US 18) in Britt; it was extended northward to Crystal Lake and then westward to end at Woden on June 4, 1935
    Original southern terminus: Kanawha
    Counties: Hancock
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation.
  • 1939: Paved from Britt to Kanawha
  • 1955: Last segment, from Woden to Britt, paved
  • Replaced by: County Road R35
    Former terminus photos
    Iowa 112 (I)
    Designated: April 30, 1923
    Decommissioned: December 1, 1930
    Original western terminus: IA 13
    Original eastern terminus: Edgewood
    Counties: Delaware and Clayton (it straddled the county line)
    Paving history: There were no paved segments.
    Replaced by: An extension of IA 10
    Iowa 112 (II)
    Designated: 1931
    Decommissioned: March 1, 1980
    Original western terminus: Volga
    Original eastern terminus: IA 13
    Counties: Clayton
    Paving history: There were no paved segments, and the road had a bituminous surface at the time of decommissioning (but has since been paved)
    Replaced by: County Road C24
    Iowa 113 (I)
    Designated: April 21, 1924
    Decommissioned: May 10, 1938
    Original northern terminus: IA 5 (later US 20) in Delaware; it was extended northward to IA 10 (now IA 3) east of Edgewood on July 20, 1937
    Original southern terminus: Hopkinton; it was extended southward to US 161 (now US 151) in Monticello on December 1, 1928 and further southward to IA 117 east of Anamosa on October 1, 1935, but truncated south of Monticello on January 8, 1936.
    Counties: Delaware, Jones
    Paving history: There were no paved segments.
    Replaced by: IA 38
    Note: The IA 113 number was originally assigned to a former segment of IA 11 from IA 3 south of Keosauqua to Mount Sterling, but when IA 11 was realigned in early 1924 the Mount Sterling segment was dropped from the primary road system.
    Iowa 113 (II)
    Designated: June 8, 1938
    Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
    Original northern terminus: IA 62 southwest of Bellevue; it was truncated north of Spragueville on January 1, 1962.
    Original southern terminus: IA 64 west of Preston
    Counties: Jackson
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation; the segment between Spragueville and IA 64 was paved in 1955.
    Replaced by:
  • A series of gravel county roads between IA 62 and Spragueville via Springbrook (in 1962)
  • County Road Z20 (at decommissioning)
  • Terminus photos
    Iowa 114 (I)
    Designated: February 18, 1924 (number assigned April 30, 1923)
    Decommissioned: January 1, 1969
    Original northern terminus: Farmington; it was truncated at IA 3 (later IA 2) west of the city on January 6, 1925.
    Original southern terminus: Missouri state line
    Counties: Van Buren
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was paved in 1955.
    Replaced by: IA 81 in a numbering swap
    Iowa 114 (II)
    Designated: January 1, 1969
    Decommissioned: October 1, 1980 (the county took over its share on February 2, 1981)
    Original northern terminus: IA 22 at Wellman
    Original southern terminus: IA 92 near West Chester
    Counties: Washington
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the road had a bituminous surface at decommissioning but is paved now.
    Replaced by: County Road W38; this replaced IA 81 (I).
    Former terminus photos
    Iowa 115 (I)
    Designated: April 30, 1923
    Decommissioned: March 6, 1969
    Original western terminus: IA 15 (later US 169) in northwestern Story County
    Original eastern terminus: Story City; it ran eastward and southward to Roland on January 8, 1931, but it was truncated at Story City again in 1948.
    Counties: Story
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the segment from IA 15 (US 69) to Story City was paved in 1930. The segment east of Story City was gravel at the time of designation but has since been paved.
    Replaced by: County roads (now numbered E15 and R77, in 1948); County Road E15 (at decommissioning)
    Iowa 115 (II)
    Designated: July 1, 1980
    Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
    Original western terminus: US 34 east of Stanton
    Original eastern terminus: Viking Lake State Park
    Counties: Montgomery
    Paving history: The entire road was paved at the time of designation.
    Replaced by: County Road M65 for its north-south half-mile, and H43 for its east-west half-mile
    Terminus photos
    Iowa 116 (I)
    Designated: April 30, 1923
    Decommissioned: August 10, 1976
    Original northern terminus: US 20 east of Manchester
    Original southern terminus: Manchester Trout Hatchery
    Counties: Delaware
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the road was gravel at the time of decommissioning but has since been paved.
    Replaced by: Local county road (205th Avenue). Between 1976 and July 1, 1980, it was unsigned IA 938, a move made because of the relocation of US 20.
    Iowa 116
    Length: 2.6 miles/4.2 kilometers
    Northern terminus: IA 3 in Waverly
    Southern terminus: US 218/IA 27 south of Waverly
    Counties: Bremer
    Designated to a former segment of US 218 after the Waverly bypass opened on December 2, 1998; it is signed as Business US 218 instead.
    Terminus photos
    Iowa 117 (I)
    Designated: June 25, 1923
    Decommissioned: December 11, 1936
    Original western terminus: IA 20 (now US 61) in Maquoketa; it was extended to US 161 (now US 151) in Anamosa on October 16, 1926, replacing part of IA 61.
    Original eastern terminus: Sabula. It was extended to the end of the Savanna-Sabula Bridge on January 18, 1933.
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation.
  • 1929: Paved from Anamosa to Wyoming
  • 1930: Paved from Wyoming to Maquoketa. The segment from Maquoketa to Sabula was gravel at the time of decommissioning.
  • Replaced by: IA 64 in a numbering swap.
    Iowa 117
    Length: 18 miles/29 kilometers
    Northern terminus: The US 65/IA 330 junction northwest of Mingo
    Southern terminus: IA 163 in Prairie City
    Terminus photos

    Counties: Jasper
    Cities along route: Mingo, Colfax, Prairie City
    History
    Designated: December 11, 1936 (number approved December 8), replacing IA 64 (I) between Colo and Prairie City
    Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation.
  • 1938: Paved from Colo to Collins
  • 1939: Paved from Collins to the Story/Jasper county line
  • 1940: Paved from the Story/Jasper county line to IA 64; there were no paved segments after US 65 was relocated.
  • 1955: Remaining segment, from US 65 to Prairie City, paved (including a straightening of the alignment north of Colfax)

  • Major alignment changes:
  • September 11, 1940: Segment between Colo and diagonal IA 64 (now IA 330) superseded by relocated US 65.
  • September 3, 1998: Extended westward by one mile to the new interchange with IA 163, replacing part of the previous IA 163 alignment.
  • Iowa 118
    Designated: July 9, 1923
    Decommissioned: August 16, 1989
    Original northern terminus: Pine Creek (later Pine Lake) State Park; it was extended northward to Steamboat Rock on July 8, 1931.
    Original southern terminus: IA 58 (later IA 57, then IA 175) east of Eldora
    Counties: Hardin
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it had a bituminous surface at the time of decommissioning but has since been paved.
    Replaced by: County Road S56, plus local road (Market Street) in Steamboat Rock
    Former terminus photos
    Iowa 119
    Designated: December 17, 1923
    Decommissioned: January 1, 1980
    Original northern terminus: Dorchester
    Original southern terminus: IA 51 (later IA 13 and IA 76)
    Counties: Allamakee
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it was paved in 1957.
    Replaced by: County Road A16

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