A Comprehensive(?) Listing of the 900s - Page 3

941-963

KEY
Number: Self-explanatory. Listings shaded in BLUE are active. All numbers below 400 were originally assigned to other routes.
Year(s): Start date for this number and end date if decommissioned; may not be exact. Only years are used; see Jason Hancock's site for exact dates if available. Those specifically involved in the Second Great Decommissioning of 2003 are shaded in gray; those not shaded with a 2003 date were turned over in separate agreements. Years are based on when a bypass segment opened, and then the last year the number appeared on the map (for example, 392 was on 2000 but not 2001, meaning decommissioning in 2000; 431 not on 2002 map, meaning gone in 2001). Year in parentheses, ex. (-1994), means part but not all of the route was decommissioned that year and part still exists/existed afterward.
Old/Co.: Its number when it was signed, _not_ the route the number was originally used for/county it's in, in the case of the non-9xxs.
Length: Self-explanatory. Most numbers are courtesy Jason Hancock's research into the "Primary Road Sufficiency Log". Some lengths of road segments created after 2002 are measured on Google Maps if possible.
Proof of life: Image(s) from at least one of the following: official state maps (if visible) and PDF state and/or county maps from DOT site. State clips are from the map dated 1/1/00 and are more pixelated; county clips are from maps dated 1/1/01 unless noted. Jason Hancock did some additional research in May 2002; more than a decade later, the Iowa DOT put online most if not all of its post-1969 (or so) official primary route descriptions. In those cases, maps without the numbers may be provided to show where the route was.
NOTE: Images are severely trimmed to show number and part or all of the route. Images are at a large size because otherwise sometimes you can't even see it. Download the county maps from the DOT's site for context.
Other notes: Self-explanatory. If you can help us fill out the holes and question marks please send me an e-mail.

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Longer than 2 miles Signed Active July 1, 2003

No. Year(s) Old/Co. Length Proof of life Other notes
941 Mid-1970s -1981

IA 5

Appanoose

3 2002 PDF (gray); compare top of map to 1981 below Old route shown better in recent maps
941 1981
-1986
-1987

US 30/218

Linn

6.4 (1981)

0.2 (1986)

1986 6th St. N of 30 was 941; S of 30 was 965 after '85; 941 was 6th, 16th Ave.
941 1988-1990

US 20

Dubuque

1.1 Jason Hancock's research: "US 20 to Epworth"

Jacoby Drive (frontage road) on north side of 20 at interchange

941 1991
(-1994) -July 1, 2003

US 20

Hamilton/ Hardin

15.7 (1991)

13.97 (now)

2001 DeLorme 1995 Signed on maps in 1994-95 and 2003; NOT signed on I-35; IA Falls piece gone '94
942 1976-1980

IA 5

Monroe

5.7 1981 (blue in '77 map for unknown reason)
Also includes short segment to the north (south of Albia)
Other half of old piece, w/ first 941
942 1980-2003

IA 104

Clarke

0.47

(2481 ft., ca. 827 yds.)

Last of three leftovers from decom'd spurs
943 1974-1980

IA 13

Linn

0.7 Jason Hancock's research: "Old IA 13 in Central City" - is now Marion Road Result of IA 13's 4-laning
943 1980-1987

IA 328

Ida

0.4 Jason Hancock's research In Galva, remainder of spur
943 1988-1990

IA 12

Woodbury

0.5 1993

Jason Hancock's research: "'Old IA 12 ramp' in Sioux City"
NE part of trumpet, replaced by smaller ramp; had drive-in theater; removed 1990s
943 1994-1995

US 63

Bremer

1.8 Jason Hancock's research Old 63 in Denver
944 1971-1980

IA 13

Delaware

1 1972
Jason Hancock found this first but didn't know what it was. Later study of aerial photos shows this was the original route of IA 13 between the present US 20/IA 13 interchange and downtown Manchester.
Franklin, Marion, 5th Sts. and 220th St.
944 1980-2003

IA 88

Lee

0.56 Inside Fort Madison city limits
945 1979-1980

?

Lee

0.3 Jason Hancock's research: "route not specified"
945 1980-2003

none (S14)

Polk

4.61 2001 (unmarked; see 931 for marked)

DOT archives (8/11/03-12/31/03)

Came from nowhere; signs on I-80

Turned over to Polk Co. with 931; slight delay for a piece as bridge was built

946 1976-1980

US 18/52

Clayton

2.7 Jason Hancock's research: "ECL Luana to US 18". It's old 18 between Luana and Monona, plus a short piece south of Monona connecting to present 18. Luana bypass/ straighten route
946 1988-1989

US 218

Mitchell

0.07 (370 ft., ca. 123 yds.) Jason Hancock's research: "Former US 218 in St. Ansgar" Old curve at IA 105 intersection
946 1992

US 52/ 61/151

Dubuque

0.96 2001 Dubuque; see also maps for 948 (Dbq), 955, 959

Access road from 52/61/151 to 20 has its own number

N of 20 possibly added post-'92

947 1976-1981

US 20

Buchanan/ Delaware/ Dubuque

24 1974 1977 (E of Dyersville was 968) Older bypassed segment; W of 187 would be 939 later
947 1980-1986

IA 317

Story

0.5 Jason Hancock's research In Zearing, remainder of spur
947 1989-1992

US 218

Black Hawk

4.7 1991
Jason Hancock's research: Franklin/6th/Main/University route through Cedar Falls and western Waterloo to Greenhill Road
Part later became 934
947 1994
(-1997)
-2003

IA 70

Louisa

2.5 (1995)

0.7 (2003)

2001 DeLorme 2001 Post-'97 Col. City to SCL Col. Jct.
948 1975-1987

US 30

Clinton

5.1 1981 (E-W road; N-S is 956) not including section inside De Witt city limits  Lincoln Hwy., old 30
948 1992-1993

US 61/151

Dubuque

0.3

Jason Hancock's research: "On E. 11th from SB US 61/151 ramps to E. 9th St./IA 959"

949 1974-Dec. 30, 2002

US 34

Mills

2.27 Bus. 34 in Glenwood; see 978 for 2001 state map; turned over with 978 and 385 in '02
950 1980-1994 none (NE 56th St.)

Polk
3.4

Below: 1995 (although decom'd)

 

 

 
Left: 2001 Qwest phone book

Still on phone book map, along with IA 401, into 2000s
951 1976-1980

US 34

Clarke

2.7 1986 H34 W of Osceola
951 1983-1993

IA 95

Adams

3.2 1991 Entire route of IA 95
952 1976 US 34

Des Moines
1.8 Old US 34 (Mount Pleasant Street) in Burlington; added administratively, but then state realized it was supposed to have been turned over based on agreement made in 1966, before Burlington freeway was constructed.
952 1978-1982

US 67

Clinton

0.17 (898 ft., ca. 299 yds.) Now-driveway south of Deer Creek Road, created by slight straightening of 67, officially abandoned
952 1992-2003

none

Dubuque

0.11

(581 ft., ca. 194 yds.)

Built as connecting road btwn. old and new 151 in 1973
953 ?-1980

IA 38

Muscatine

0.9

Jason Hancock's research: "Across NCL of Muscatine, had bridge over Mad Creek"

PDF/Street Atlas


953 1988-1994

IA 149

Keokuk

0.08 (422 ft., ca. 141 yds.) Jason Hancock's research: "Old IA 149 on NW ramp curve" in South English
953 1995-1996

IA 28

Polk

1 Jason Hancock's research: "W Jct. IA 5 to End Prop. Reloc. IA 28" in Des Moines

Date corresponds to new four-lane IA 28 built north of IA 5. Road would be 63rd Street.
Not on '95 or '96 map
954 1967 (bypassed)

1976 (numbered),
(-1984)
1996
(-1997)
-2003

US 61

Jackson (/Clinton)

0.6 (1984)

1.5 (1996)

0.78 (2003)

Jason Hancock's research: "Before 1984 it ran from US 61 north of Hurstville to US 61 south of Maquoketa, following Main Street in Maquoketa. Between 1984-96 it was the 0.6-mile segment from the south city limits of Maquoketa to US 61." In 1996-97 it was 1.5 miles, SCL Maquoketa to IA 136, and then the south end was truncated to the Jackson/ Clinton line.

2001

955 1971 (bypassed)

1976 (numbered)
-2003

US 61

Dubuque

0.73

See big map below

Also see map below; tiny part near 963 not seen on maps (but may be smudge see 963)
956 1976,
1982
-2003

US 61

Clinton/ Scott

3 (1976)

16.77 (2002)

1981 (N-S)

2001

Not in De Witt; N of De Witt in 1976; S of 30 in 1982

Agreements with Eldridge, Clinton Co., Scott Co. on Dec. 9, 16, 23, 2002

957 1976-1977 US 63

Davis
3.3 Straightened US 63 by moving it away from Mark between IA 2 and MO line
957 1979-1980

?

?

0.8 Jason Hancock's research: "West of IA 2, not sure where"
957 1988-2003

IA 22

Washington

0.06

(317 ft., ca. 106 yds.!)



Aerial photos show segment is now driveway/frontage road.

Another tiny spit of road, "Old IA 22 E of Riverside"

Not turned over with 923, 936

958 1965-July 1, 2003

US 63

Wapello

1.61 2000 Looks like on '77 map not a state road; south of Ottumwa
959 1970-1981

US 65/69

Polk

1.3 Bloomfield Road south of Army Post Road in southeast Des Moines
959 1992-1993

US 61/151

Dubuque

1.3

Jason Hancock's research: "E. 9th St./Kerper Blvd. in Dubuque, US 52 to 61/151"

1996 Rand McNally

See also 948 map
960 1973-1982

IA 2

Page

1.6 1977 (ECL Clarinda to east end) Result of Clarinda bypass
960 1982-1986

US 61

Scott

1.1 1983 Contrary to map, dead ends at both ends, did not cross 61 or touch I-80
960 1993-1994

US 61/218

Lee

4.7

 

 

 

DeLorme 2001; "old 61/218 segment north of Keokuk"

960 2006-2007 IA 60

Plymouth
0.98 According to document from Wisconsin DOT, this was designation for southernmost part of old IA 60 at US 75. Turned over.
961  ?-1980

US 71

Montgomery

0.6

DeLorme 2001

Jason Hancock's research: "US 71 to SCL Villisca"

961 1991-1993

US 61/151

Dubuque

1.1 See 948 and 959 maps
961 1994-1996 US 61

Lee
0.5 Jason Hancock's research In Wever
961 2011
(-2013) -2014
US 61

Lee
3.6 Short-lived designation after opening of Fort Madison bypass, segment not shared with IA 2
963 1971-2003

US 151

Dubuque

4.15

1995 Illinois; also notice road to Centralia, secret 966

2001; small red smudge left of '3' may be 955; see 955

See full map below

Big Maps:

Dubuque area; enlarged 955 and 963

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