Distance signs are intended to list cities located on or adjacent to the highway. The signs provide destination information by listing the next major city along the route as well as the distance to the next community along the route. Distance signs are installed on the interstate, freeway and primary highway systems.
FAQs regarding distance signs on interstate and freeway highways
FAQs regarding distance signs on primary highways other than freeways.
If you have any questions regarding distance signs, contact Iowa DOT's State Traffic Engineer Tim Crouch at 515-239-1513. If you have a question or request about a specific distance sign, contact the appropriate Iowa DOT District Office.