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    Highway 30

    Does Highway 30 still alternate between 2 and 4 lanes from Cedar Rapids to Ames? I've heard that it is suppose to be going to all 4 lanes, but I haven't made the drive on highway 30 for about 4 years. Can someone enlighten me?



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    Re: Highway 30

    Still alternates. They are working to make 4 lanes, but as of last Thursday, nothing had changed.



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    Re: Highway 30

    Quote Originally Posted by Ms3r4ISU View Post
    Crap, I didn't even think to do a search. Thanks.



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    Re: Highway 30

    While we're asking about construction updates, is the 'back way' up 17 open yet?



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    Re: Highway 30

    2 lane from Missouri Valley to Ogden (minus a little four lane through Carroll). 4 lane from Ogden to Colo. 2 lane from Colo to M-Town, then 4 from M-Town to Mesqwaki Casino. 2 lane to CR, 4 lane to Mt Vernon. Mt Vernon to Clinton 2 lane and a little 4 lane to the river.

    I drive Highway 30 way too much for work, obviously.



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    Re: Highway 30

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    While we're asking about construction updates, is the 'back way' up 17 open yet?
    Iowa Department of Transportation Traveler Information

    according to this.



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    Re: Highway 30

    Quote Originally Posted by burn587 View Post
    2 lane from Missouri Valley to Ogden (minus a little four lane through Carroll). 4 lane from Ogden to Colo. 2 lane from Colo to M-Town, then 4 from M-Town to Mesqwaki Casino. 2 lane to CR, 4 lane to Mt Vernon. Mt Vernon to Clinton 2 lane and a little 4 lane to the river.

    I drive Highway 30 way too much for work, obviously.





    Mile markers?




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    Re: Highway 30

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    While we're asking about construction updates, is the 'back way' up 17 open yet?

    Yes we took last Thursday



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    Re: Highway 30

    Ya'll think Highway 30 is bad between CR and Ames... you should check out Highway 30 out in Western Pennsylvania


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    Re: Highway 30

    Quote Originally Posted by terryk View Post
    Yes we took last Thursday
    good to hear... from where i was leaving 35 made sense, but typically 17's been the way ive headed up as well.



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    Re: Highway 30

    Quote Originally Posted by burn587 View Post
    2 lane from Missouri Valley to Ogden (minus a little four lane through Carroll). 4 lane from Ogden to Colo. 2 lane from Colo to M-Town, then 4 from M-Town to Mesqwaki Casino. 2 lane to CR, 4 lane to Mt Vernon. Mt Vernon to Clinton 2 lane and a little 4 lane to the river.

    I drive Highway 30 way too much for work, obviously.
    The stretch between Colo and hwy 330 (Marshalltown) should be four lane by November.



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    Re: Highway 30

    In my opinion, Highway 30 West of Ames until you get to the Madrid Exit on Highway 17 is the worst stretch of road in the state! We need a road crew out there immediately.



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    Re: Highway 30

    Quote Originally Posted by PGreen ISU '92 View Post
    In my opinion, Highway 30 West of Ames until you get to the Madrid Exit on Highway 17 is the worst stretch of road in the state! We need a road crew out there immediately.
    Agreed, all the snow last winter really did a number on an already bad stretch of road. It's bad enough in a car, just think of the large trucks that have to go over it. Those guys have to be throwing up going over that. I can't believe nothing has been done about it yet.



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    Re: Highway 30

    Quote Originally Posted by burn587 View Post
    2 lane from Missouri Valley to Ogden (minus a little four lane through Carroll). 4 lane from Ogden to Colo. 2 lane from Colo to M-Town, then 4 from M-Town to Mesqwaki Casino. 2 lane to CR, 4 lane to Mt Vernon. Mt Vernon to Clinton 2 lane and a little 4 lane to the river.

    I drive Highway 30 way too much for work, obviously.
    just to be a jerk the 4 lane starts between van horne and newhall a good 15 miles outside cr



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