Monthly Archives: November 2011
Bowl projections have placed Iowa State in games from coast to coast, against a variety of teams. Among them are 6-6 Big Ten teams Illinois, Northwestern, Ohio State, and Purdue. According to the Iowa State media guide, Ohio State and … Continue reading
August 15, 2005 / May 12, 2008: On US 34 approaching Mount Pleasant from the east, before and after the bypass north and west of Mount Pleasant opened. This is the fourth IA 27 in state history, and only the … Continue reading
May 8, 2009: East end of US 26 in Ogallala, Nebraska. As Dale Sanderson says, “There aren’t many US highways with eastern ends that far west!” Much of US 26 follows Oregon Trail pathways; to the west of here, there … Continue reading
The Fort Madison Daily Democrat and Iowa DOT both say new US 61 opened Monday afternoon. Old 61, or at least parts of it not overlapping with IA 2, will be repaved before being turned over to the city and … Continue reading
May 6, 2009: Colby, Kansas. That’s supposed to be Business Loop I-70. This is just east of where US 24 separates from I-70 after two long pairings in Colorado, and just west of where I-70 angles southeastward toward US 40.
Stewart Mandel: The only team with a remote chance of passing Alabama at the 11th-hour is Oklahoma State should it beat 9-2 Oklahoma impressively this weekend, though it will take a near-universal about-face from the voters, who currently have the … Continue reading
June 25, 2006: Southwest end of MN 23 at I-90, less than 10 miles from the Iowa border. The other end is in Duluth.
July 2, 2009: Pittsburgh area, during the short time I-279 and a newly extended I-376 were co-signed. I-279 was later removed, making a first-digit-odd route a giant loop and a first-digit-even route a spur.
Closed November 18. (Traer Star-Clipper) It’s the third in Tama County and the second in the North Tama school district to close in a year.