OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY:  Louisa

ROUTE:  US 61

STAFF ACTION NUMBER:  S-87-1540

APPROVAL DATE:  5-13-87

 

New description - US 61 and its extension in Louisa County described as follows:

 

Beginning on the Louisa‑Des Moines County line at a point approx­imately 1000 feet west of the SE Corner of Section 34‑T73N‑R3W, Louisa County (NE Corner of Section 3‑T72N‑R3W, Des Moines County); thence in a northerly direction through the east part of Section 34 (junction of Iowa 78), 27, 22, and 15‑T73N‑R3W to a point approximately 1500 feet north of the SE Corner of Section 15‑T73N‑R3W; thence northerly following substantially the section line of Sections 14 and 11‑T73N‑R3W to a point approximately 1750 feet north of the SW Corner of Section 11‑T73N‑R3W; thence in a northwesterly and northerly direction through Sections 10 and 3‑T73N‑R3W and Section 34‑T74N‑R3W to the south corporation line of Wapello connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Wapello:

 

Beginning on an unnamed street at the south corporation line; thence northwest an unnamed street to North Baxter Street; thence north on North Baxter Street to the north corporation line.

 

Beginning again on the north corporation line of Wapello connecting with North Baxter Street; thence in a northerly direction through Sections 22, 21, 16, and 9‑T74N‑R3W to a point approximately 600 feet south of the E ¼ Corner of Section 9‑T74N‑R3W; thence northerly following substantially the section line of Sections 10 and 3‑T74N‑R3W and Sections 34, 27 (south junction of Iowa 92), 22, and 15‑T75N‑R3W to a point approximately 1050 feet north of the SW Corner of Section 15‑T75N‑R3W; thence in a northwesterly direction through Section 16‑T75N‑R3W to a point approximately ¼ mile west and 1100 feet south of the NE Corner of Section 16‑T75N‑R3W; thence northerly following substantially the east quarter section line of Sections 16 and 9‑T75N‑R3W to a point approximately ¼ mile west of the NE Corner of Section 9‑T75N‑R3W; thence in a northwesterly, northerly, and northeasterly direction through the east part of Section 4‑T75N‑R3W to the Louisa‑Muscatine County line at a point approximately 1850 feet west of the NE Corner of Section 4‑T75N‑R3W, Louisa County (SE Corner of Section 33‑T76N‑R3W, Muscatine County).

 

 

 

 

COMMISSION ORDER

DIVISION:  Planning & Research

COMMISSION ORDER NUMBER: PR-79-272

SUBMITTED BY:  C.I. MacGillivray

MEETING DATE: 11-2-78

 

TITLE:  US 61, Louisa County, Iowa

 

DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:

 

Due to a review of our Primary Road System records, US 61 in Louisa County should be deleted from the Primary Road System and the new description added should be officially included into the Primary Road System.

 

US 61 begins on the Louisa‑Des Moines County line approximately 7 miles south of Wapello, Iowa and travels northerly via Wapello to the Louisa‑Muscatine County line approximately 2 miles east of Letts, Iowa.

 

PROPOSAL/ACTION RECOMMENDATION:

 

Locate US 61 and its extension in Louisa County as follows:

 

Beginning on the Louisa‑Des Moines County line at a point approximately 1000 feet west of the SE Corner of Section 34‑T73N‑R3W, Louisa County (NE Corner of Section 3-T72N-R3W, Des Moines County); thence in a northerly direction through the east part of Sections 34 (junction of Iowa 78), 27,22 and 15‑T73N‑R3W to a point approximately 1500 feet north of the SE Corner of Section 15‑T73N‑R3W; thence northerly following substantially the section line of Sections 14 and 11‑T73N‑R3W to a point approximately 1750 feet north of the SW Corner of Section 11‑T73N‑R3W; thence in a northwesterly and northerly direction through Sections 10 and 3‑T73N‑R3W and Section 34‑T74N‑R3W to the south corporation line of the City of Wapello connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Wapello:

 

Beginning on the south corporation line, connecting with an unnamed street; thence northwesterly and northerly to the north corporation line connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Beginning again on the north corporation line of the City of Wapello, connecting with an unnamed street; thence in a northerly direction through Sections 22, 21, 16, and 9‑T74N‑R3W to a point approximately 600 feet south of the E ¼ Corner of Section 9-­T74N‑R3W; thence northerly following substantially the section line of Sections 10 and 3‑T74N‑R3W and Sections 34, 27 (south junction of Iowa 92), 22 and 15‑T75N‑R3W to a point approximately 1050 feet north of the SW Corner of Section 15-­T75N‑R3W; thence in a northwesterly direction through Section 16‑T75N‑R3W to a point approximately ¼ mile west and 1100 feet south of the NE Corner of Section 16‑T75N‑R3W; thence northerly following substantially the east quarter section line of Sections 16 and 9‑T75N‑R3W to a point approximately ¼ mile west of the NE Corner of Section 9­-T75N‑R3W; thence in a northwesterly, northerly and northeasterly direction through the east part of Section 4‑T75N‑R3W to the Louisa‑Muscatine County line at a point approximately 1850 feet west of the NE Corner of Section 4‑T75N‑R3W, Louisa County (SE Corner of Section 33‑T76N-R3W, Muscatine County).

 

NOW, THEREFORE: Be it resolved that the Iowa Department of Transportation approve the location of US 61 in Louisa County, Iowa.

 

NOTE: To become effective upon the adoption of this resolution.

 

REVISED: 5-13-87


 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY:  Louisa

ROUTE:  US 61

APPROVAL DATE:  4-14-37

 

Beginning on the Louisa‑Des Moines County line at a point approximately 1000 feet west of the SE Corner of Section 34‑T73N-R3W, Louisa County (NE Corner of Section 3‑T72N-R3W, Des Moines County) thence in a northerly direction through the east part of Section 34, 27, 22, and 15‑T73N-R3W to a point approxi­mately ¼ mile north of the SE Corner of Section 15‑T73N-R3W; thence north following substantially the section line to a point approximately 1500 feet north of the SE Corner of Section 10‑T73NR3W; thence in a northwesterly direction through Sections 10 and 3‑T73N-R3W to a point approximately 900 feet south of the center of Section 3‑T73N-R3W; thence north following substantially the quarter section line to the south corporation line of the Town of Wapello, connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Beginning again on the north corporation line of the Town of Wapello, connecting with Baxter Avenue; thence in a northerly direction through Sections 22, 21, 16, and 9‑T74N-R3W to a point approximately 600 feet south of the E ¼ Corner of Section 9‑T74NR3W; thence north following substantially the section line to a point approximately 800 feet north of the SE Corner of Section 16‑T75NR3W; thence in a northwesterly direction to a point approximately ¼ mile west and 1100 feet south of the NE Corner Section 16‑T75NR3W; thence north following substantially the east quarter‑quarter line of Sections 16 and 9‑T75NR3W to a point approximately ¼ mile west of the NE Corner of Section 9‑T75N-R3W; thence in a northwesterly and northerly direction through the east part of Section 4‑T75N-R3W to the Louisa­-Muscatine County line at a point approximately 1500 feet west of the NE Corner of Section 4‑T75N-R3W, Louisa County, (SE Corner of Section 33‑T76N-R3W, Muscatine County).

 

REVISED:  11-2-78


 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY:  Louisa

CITY OF:  Wapello

ROUTE:  US 61

APPROVAL DATE:  2-5-36

 

Commencing on Unnamed Street at the south corporation line; thence northwesterly and northerly on unnamed street approximately 5,090 feet to Baxter Avenue; thence northerly on Baxter Avenue to the north corporation line.

 

REVISED:  4-14-37