STAFF ACTION

OFFICE: Transportation Inventory

STAFF ACTION NUMBER: S-97-0202

SUBMITTED BY: Patrick R. Cain

SUBMITTAL DATE: 07-23-96

 

TITLE: Official Description Change: Iowa 163 in Polk County

 

DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:

 

Due to the relocation of US 65 in Polk County on December 21, 1994, the official description of Iowa 163 should be revised to reflect the new alignment.

 

PROPOSAL/ACTION RECOMMENDATION:

 

It is recommended to approve revising the description of Iowa 163 in Polk County to include the attached new description in the Primary Road System.

 

New Description - Iowa 163 and its extensions in Polk County described as follows:

 

Des Moines:

 

Beginning on University Avenue at E 14th Street (junction US 65 and 69); thence east on University Avenue to the east corporation line of Des Moines (west corporation line of Pleasant Hill).

 

Pleasant Hill:

 

Beginning on University Avenue at the west corporation line of Pleasant Hill (east corporation line of Des Moines); thence east along University Avenue until connecting with an unnamed street; thence southeast and east to the east junction of Iowa 163; thence east to the east corporation line of Pleasant Hill connecting with unnamed street.


 

Beginning again on the east corporation line of Pleasant Hill connecting with an unnamed street; thence east and northeast through Sections 3, 2 and IT78N-R23W to a point approximately 987 feet east of the NW Corner Section I-T78N-R23W; thence east following substantially the section line of Section IT78N-R23W and Section 6-T78N-R22W to a point approximately 870 feet west of the NE Corner Section 6-T78N-R22W; thence in a southeasterly and northeasterly direction through the north part of Sections 6, 5 and 4-T78N-R22W to a point approximately 1,040 feet east of the NW Corner Section 4-T78N-R22W; thence east following substantially the section line of Sections 4, 3 (junction Iowa 316) and 2-T78N-R22W to the Polk-Jasper County line at a point near the SE Corner Section 36-T79N-R22W, Polk County (SW Corner Section 31-T79N-R21W, Jasper County); thence east along the section line of Section 1-T78N-R22W (Polk-Jasper County line) to a point near the NE Corner Section 1-T78N-R22W, Polk County (NW Corner Section 6-T78N-R21W, Jasper County).

 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY: Polk

ROUTE: Iowa 163

STAFF ACTION NUMBER: S-87-1518

APPROVAL DATE: 5-13-87

 

New Description - Iowa 163 and its extensions in Polk County described as follows:

 

Des Moines:

 

Beginning on University Avenue at E 14th Street (junction US 65 and 69); thence east on University Avenue to the east corporation line (north corporation line of Pleasant Hill).

 

Pleasant Hill:

 

Beginning on the north corporation line (east corporation line of Des Moines); thence east along the north corporation line connecting with an unnamed street; thence southeast and east to the east corporation line connecting with unnamed street.

 

Beginning again on the east corporation line of Pleasant Hill connecting with an unnamed street; thence east and northeast through Sections 3, 2 and 1‑T78N‑R23W to a point approximately 987 feet east of the NW Corner Section 1‑T78N‑R23W; thence east following substantially the section line of Section 1‑T78N‑R23W and Section 6‑T78N‑R22W to a point approximately 870 feet west of the NE Corner Section 6‑T78N‑R22W; thence in a southeasterly and northeasterly direction through the north part of Sections 6, 5 and 4‑T78N‑R22W to a point approximately 1,040 feet east of the NW Corner Section 4‑T78N‑R22W; thence east following substantially the section line of Sections 4, 3 (junction Iowa 316) and 2‑T78N‑R22W to the Polk‑Jasper County line at a point near the SE Corner Section 36‑T79N‑R22W, Polk county (SW Corner Section 31‑T79N‑R21W, Jasper County); thence east along the section line of Section 1‑T78N‑R22W (Polk‑Jasper County line) to a point near the NE Corner Section 1‑T78N‑R22W, Polk County (NW Corner Section 6‑T78N‑R21W, Jasper County).


 

 

 

 

COMMISSION ORDER

DIVISION: Planning & Research

COMMISSION ORDER NUMBER: PR-79-272

SUBMITTED BY: C.I. MacGillivray

MEETING DATE: 11-2-78

 

TITLE: Iowa 163, Polk County, Iowa

 

DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:

 

Due to a review of our Primary Road System records, Iowa 163 in Polk County should be deleted and the new description added should be officially included into the Primary System.

 

Iowa 163 begins at US 65 and 69 in Des Moines and travels easterly via Des Moines and Pleasant Hill to the Polk‑Jasper County line approximately 6 miles north of Runnells, Iowa.

 

PROPOSAL/ACTION RECOMMENDATION:

 

Locate Iowa 163 and its extensions in Polk County as follows;

 

Des Moines:

 

Beginning on an unnamed street at East 14th Street (junction US 65 and 69); thence easterly to the east corporation line (north corporation line of the City of Pleasant Hill) connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Pleasant Hill:

 

Beginning on the north corporation line (east corporation line of the City of Des Moines) and connecting with an unnamed street; thence easterly along the north corporation line connecting with an unnamed street; thence southeasterly and easterly to the east corporation line and connecting with an unnamed street.

 

Beginning again on the east corporation line of the City of Pleasant Hill connecting with an unnamed street; thence easterly and northeasterly through Sections 4, 3, 2, and 1‑T78N‑R23W to a point approximately 987 feet east of the NW Corner Section 1‑T78N‑R23W; thence easterly following substantially the section line of Section 1‑T78N‑R23W and Section 6‑T78N‑R22W to a point approximately 870 feet west of the NE Corner Section 6‑T78N‑R22W; thence in a southeasterly and northeasterly direction through the north part of Sections 6, 5, and 4‑T78N‑R22W to a point approximately 1040 feet east of the NW Corner Section 4‑T78N‑R22W; thence easterly following substantially the section line of Sections 4, 3 (junction Iowa 316) and 2‑T78N‑R22W, to the Polk‑Jasper County line at a point near the SE Corner Section 36‑T79N‑R22W, Polk County (SW Corner Section 31‑T79N‑R21W, Jasper County); thence easterly along the section line of Section 1‑T78N‑R22W (Polk‑Jasper County line) to a point near the NE Corner Section 1-T78N‑R22W, Polk County (NW Corner Section 6‑T78N‑R21W, Jasper County).

 

NOW, THEREFORE: Be it resolved that the Iowa Department of Transportation approve the location of Iowa 163 in Polk County, Iowa.

 

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

 

REVISED: 5-13-87

 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY: Polk

ROUTE: Iowa 163

APPROVAL DATE: 1-19-66

 

Pleasant Hill:

 

Commencing on the north corporation line (east corporation line City of Des Moines at East University Avenue) at a point near the N Corner of Section 5‑T78N‑R23W; thence east along the north corporation line approximately 390 feet connecting with an unnamed street; thence southeasterly and easterly on said unnamed street to the east corporation line.

 

Beginning on the east corporation line of the Town of Pleasant Hill connecting with an unnamed street; thence easterly and northeasterly through Sections 4, 3 and 2‑T78N‑R23W to a point approximately 987 feet east of the NE Corner of Section 2‑T78N‑R23W; thence east following substantially the section line to a point approximately 870 feet west of the NE Corner of Section 6‑T78N‑R22W; thence southeasterly and northeasterly through Sections 6, 5 and 4‑T78N‑R22W to a point approximately 1,040 feet east of the NW Corner of Section 4‑T78N‑R22W; thence east following substantially the section line to the Polk-Jasper County line at a point near the SE Corner of Section 36‑T79N‑R22W, Polk County (SW Corner of Section 31‑T79N‑R21W, Jasper County); thence east along the Polk‑Jasper County line to a point near the NE Corner of Section 1‑T78N‑R22W, Polk County (NW Corner of Section 6‑T78N‑R21W, Jasper County).


 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION CHANGE

COUNTY: Polk

CITY OF: Des Moines

ROUTE: Iowa 163

APPROVAL DATE: 3-18-41

 

Commencing on East University Avenue at the east corporation line; thence west on East University Avenue to East Fourteenth Street,

 

REVISED: 11-2-78