Highway Page Updates — 2016

December 16: After years of delays due to budget and environmental concerns, the first segment of the IA 100 extension, running from Edgewood Road in Cedar Rapids westward to County Road W36 near unincorporated Covington, opened yesterday. (News coverage: The Gazette, KCRG, KGAN). In addition to updating the highway listing, I also updated the Highways of Cedar Rapids page, replacing the 2006 map that was previously there with a 2017 map, and created an exit list based on information I have gathered from the Iowa DOT's document library and news coverage. (Signage plans for the unbuilt segment between W36 and US 30/218, which is tentatively scheduled for completion in fall 2018, are not available on the Iowa DOT's site but the list will be updated once they are.)

November 27: The interchange of US 20 and County Road X49 in Dyersville (exit #292) opened on November 15. (News coverage: KCRG, KWWL)

November 13: Jeff Morrison has let me know that unsigned IA 934 is no longer a state highway as of August 9, when the Iowa Transportation Commission approved the transfer of the remaining 2.8-mile segment to the city of Waterloo. (News article from the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier here, commission meeting notes here.)

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August 1: Some quick exit list updates following a recent trip to the Quad Cities:

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June 9: Legal description links have been added for all US highway listings. Some updates to note:

June 8: During the spring I discovered that the Iowa DOT's Office of Research and Analytics has posted legal descriptions, organized by county, of state-maintained highways that covers all current highways plus many highways that have been decommissioned since about 1969. While relocations and decommissionings since 2012 (for example, the decommissionings of IA 152 and IA 370) have not been documented on that site yet, this site contains lots of of information that will affect the listings on this site. If a transfer of jurisdiction date is mentioned in the legal description, I will recognize that date as the decommissioning date.

As of now, I have updated all Interstate highway listings to link to each county's legal description from the list of counties each highway goes through. The only significant update is that the legal description for I-80 in Pottawattamie County mentions that the removal of I-80N took effect after a resolution was passed by the then-Highway Commission on January 9, 1974, so I will recognize that date as when I-80N was replaced by I-680. As time permits, keeping in mind how busy my personal life has been lately, I will update each of the US highway listings next, followed by state highways, the local highway pages, and the About This Site page. Counties will also be added to decommissioned highway listings.

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