COMMISSION ORDER

DIVISION: Planning & Research

COMMISSION ORDER NUMBER: PR-79-272

SUBMITTED BY: C.I. MacGillivray

MEETING DATE: 11-2-78

 

TITLE: US 34, Lucas County, Iowa

 

DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:

 

Due to a review of our Primary Road System records, US 34 in Lucas County should be deleted from the Primary Road System and the new description added should be officially included into the Primary Road System.

 

US 34 begins at the Lucas‑Clarke County line approximately 4 miles west of Lucas; travels in an easterly direction to the Lucas‑Monroe County line via the Cities of Lucas and Chariton, Iowa.

 

PROPOSAL/ACTION RECOMMENDATION:

 

Locate US 34 and its extensions in Lucas County, Iowa as follows:

 

Beginning on the Lucas‑Clarke County line at a point near the NW Corner Section 19-T72N‑R23W, Lucas County (NE Corner of Section 24‑T72N‑R24W, Clarke County); thence east following substantially the section line of Sections 19, 20, 21 and 22 T72N‑R23W to a point approximately 1300 feet west of the NE Corner Section 22 T72N‑R24W; thence in a northeasterly and easterly direction through the south part of Sections 15 and 14‑T72N‑R23W to the west corporation line of the City of Lucas, connecting with an unnamed street (junction US 65).

 

Lucas:

 

Beginning at the west corporation line connecting with an unnamed street; thence southeasterly, easterly and northeasterly to the east corporation line connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Beginning again on the east corporation line of the City of Lucas, connecting with an unnamed street; thence in a northeasterly direction through Section 13-T72N‑R23W and in an easterly and southeasterly direction through Sections 18, 17, 20, 21 and 22‑T72N‑R22W to a point approximately 900 feet east of the SW Corner Section 22‑T72N‑R22W; thence east following substantially the section line of Sections 27, 26, and 25‑T72N‑R22W to a point approximately 1300 feet west of the NE Corner Section 25‑T72N‑R22W; thence southeasterly through said Section 25 to the west corporation line of the City of Chariton connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Chariton:

 

Beginning on the west corporation line connecting with an unnamed street; thence southeasterly and easterly to the east corporation line connecting with an unnamed street.


Beginning again on the east corporation line of the City of Chariton connecting with an unnamed street; thence easterly through Sections 29 and 28‑T72N‑R21W to a point near the center of the SE Section 28‑T72N‑R21W; thence in an easterly and southeasterly direction through Sections 28 and 27‑T72N‑R21W to a point approximately 1400 feet east of the SW Corner of Section 27‑T72N‑R21W; thence east following substantially the section line of Sections 34, 35 and 36‑T72N‑R21W and Sections 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36‑T72N‑R20W to the Lucas‑Monroe County line at a point near the NE Corner of Section 36‑T72N‑R20W, Lucas County (NW Corner of Section 31‑T72N‑R19W, Monroe County).

 

NOW, THEREFORE: Be it resolved that the Iowa Department of Transportation approve the location of US 34, Lucas County, Iowa.

 

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

 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY: Lucas

ROUTE: US 34

APPROVAL DATE: 4-12-61

 

Beginning on the Lucas‑Clarke County line at a point near the NW Corner Section 19‑T72N‑R23W, Lucas County (NE Corner of Section 24‑T72N‑R24W, Clarke County); thence east following substantially the section line to a point approximately mile west of the NE Corner Section 22‑T72N‑R24W; thence in a northeasterly and easterly direction through the south part of Sections 15 and 14‑T72N‑R23W to the west corporation line of the Town of Lucas, connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Beginning again on the east corporation line of the Town of Lucas, connecting with an unnamed street; thence in a northeasterly direction through Section 13-T72N‑R23W and in an easterly and southeasterly direction through Sections 18, 17, 20, 21, and 22‑T72N‑R22W to a point approximately 900 feet east of the SW Corner Section 22‑T72N‑R22W; thence east following substantially the section line to a point approximately mile west of the NE Corner Section 25‑T72N‑R22W; thence southeasterly to the west corporation line of the City of Chariton connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Chariton:

 

Commencing on an unnamed street at the west corporation line; thence southeasterly and curving easterly on unnamed street, crossing under Main Street (extension Iowa 14) at a point approximately 414 feet north of the NE Corner SE SE Section 30-T72N‑R21W and continuing easterly on said unnamed street to the east corporation line.

 

Beginning again on the east corporation line of the City of Chariton connecting with an unnamed street; thence easterly through Sections 29 and 28‑T72N‑R21W to a point near the Center of the SE Section 28‑T72N‑R21W; thence in an easterly and southeasterly direction through Sections 28 and 27‑T72N‑R21W to a point approximately 1600 feet east of the SW Corner of Section 27‑T72N‑R21W; thence east following substantially the section line to the Lucas‑Monroe County line at a point near the SE Corner of Section 25‑T72N‑R20W, Lucas county (SW Corner of Section 30‑T72N‑R19W, Monroe County).

 

NOTE: To become effective upon the completion of pavement and opening to traffic of relocated US 34, more specifically Lucas Project F‑63 (15).

 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY: Lucas

APPROVAL DATE: 4-14-37

 

Connecting Curves

 

Junction of US 34 and US 65 west of Lucas:

 

Beginning at a point approximately 400 feet north of the S Corner of Section 14-T72N-R23W; thence curving in a southwesterly direction to a point approximately 300 feet west and 100 feet north of the S Corner of Section 14-T72N-R23W.

 

REMOVE

 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY: Lucas

CITY OF: Lucas

ROUTE: US 34

APPROVAL DATE: 2-5-36

 

Commencing on unnamed street at the west corporation line; thence southeasterly across the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad; thence easterly and northeasterly on unnamed street approximately 1.1 miles to the east corporation line.

 

NOTE: The 810 feet connection between US 34 and US 65 is also a primary road extension.