STAFF ACTION

OFFICE: Transportation Inventory

STAFF ACTION NUMBER: S-98-0499

SUBMITTED BY: Patrick R. Cain

SUBMITTAL DATE: 10-28-97

 

TITLE: Official Description Change: Iowa 23 in Mahaska County

 

DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:

 

Due to the relocation of US 63 north of Ottumwa, and the rerouting of US 63, Iowa 23, Iowa 149 and Iowa 137, Iowa 23 is being routed over the section of road from the Keokuk County line to Oskaloosa, formerly US 63.

 

PROPOSAL/ACTION RECOMMENDATION:

 

It is recommended that the new description of Iowa 23 in Mahaska County be included in the Primary Road System.

 

New Description - Iowa 23 and its extensions in Mahaska County described as follows:

 

Beginning at a point near the SE Corner of Section 36-T74N-R14W, Mahaska County (SW Corner of Section 31-T74N-R13W, Keokuk County) (NW Corner of Section 6-T73N-R13W, Wapello County); thence north along the Mahaska-Keokuk County line (see Keokuk County) to a point approximately 244 meters (800 feet) south of the NE Corner of Section 24-T74N-R14W, Mahaska County (NW Corner Section 19-T74N-R13W, Keokuk County); thence curving in a northwesterly direction to a point approximately 122 meters (400 feet) west of the NE Corner of Section 24-T74N-R14W; thence in a northwesterly direction through Section 13-T74N-R14W to the east corporation line of Fremont, connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Fremont:

 

Beginning on an unnamed street at the east corporation line; thence northwest on unnamed street to Main Street; thence west on Main Street to the west corporation line.

 

Beginning again on the west corporation line of Fremont, connecting with Main Street; thence west following substantially the center section line of Sections 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18-T74N-R14W to a point approximately 244 meters (800 feet) east of the W Corner of Section 18-T74N-R14W; thence in a northwesterly direction through Section 18-T74N-R14W, Sections 13, 12, 11, 2 and 3-T74N-R15W, and Sections 34, 33, 28 and 29-T75N-R15W to the south corporation line of University Park, connecting with an unnamed street.

 

University Park:

 

Beginning on an unnamed street at the south corporation line; thence northwest on unnamed street to the west corporation line (east corporation line of Oskaloosa).

 

Oskaloosa:

 

Beginning on 17th Street at the east corporation line (west corporation line of University Park); thence northwest and north on 17th Street to A Avenue.