STAFF ACTION

OFFICE: Transportation Inventory

STAFF ACTION NUMBER: S-86-1004

SUBMITTED BY: Patrick R. Cain

APPROVAL DATE: 3-3-86

 

DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:

 

To provide a major route between Dubuque, Cedar Rapids and Interstate 80, Iowa 149 in Benton County should be re‑designated as US 151 and the new description of US 151 should be included in the Primary Road System to reflect this re‑designation.

 

US 151 begins at the Benton‑Iowa County Line approximately six miles southeast of Norway and travels northerly and easterly via Walford to the Benton‑Linn County Line at Walford.

 

PROPOSAL/ACTION RECOMMENDATION:

 

It is recommended to approve adding the new description of US 151 in Benton County to the Primary Road System.

 

New Description - US 151 and its extension in Benton County described as follows:

 

Beginning on the Benton‑Iowa County Line at a point near the SW Corner of Section 35‑T82N‑R9W, Benton County (NW Corner of Section 2‑T81N‑R9W, Iowa County); thence north following substantially the section line said Section 35 to a point approximately 1200 feet south of the NW Corner of Section 35‑T82N‑R9W; thence curving in a northeasterly direction to a point approximately 1200 feet east of the NW Corner of Section 35‑T82N‑R9W; thence east following substantially the section line of Sections 35 and 36‑T82N‑R9W to a point approximately 600 feet east of the N Corner of Section 36‑T82N‑R9W; thence in a northeasterly direction through Section 25‑T82N‑R9W to the west corporation line of the City of Walford connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Walford:

 

Beginning on the west corporation line connecting with an unnamed street; thence northeasterly on unnamed street to the Benton‑Linn County line.