Page 1 of 7 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 93
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 106,953, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,446
    Points
    106,953
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 124
    Given: 137

    Quick HWY 30 Question

    How much of HWY 30 is 4 and how much is 2-lane between Marshalltown and Cedar Rapids?


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 80,761, Level: 88
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,189
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jumbopackage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,464
    Points
    80,761
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 8

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    I think it's almost all 2 lane, if not all of it.


    "Homemade beer, after all, is like a democracy. Every so often, youíre gonna hate what comes out of it. But when itís good, itís the best." - woot.com

  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 179,530, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    12,761
    Points
    179,530
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 510

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Not much from Tama to several miles west of CR, last I recall. I don't think they've done more building yet.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 106,953, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,446
    Points
    106,953
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 124
    Given: 137

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    I would get to at least Tama on 4-lane?


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 180,756, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    9,903
    Points
    180,756
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 111
    Given: 107

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    There's just 4-lane around M'town, Legrand, a little near the casino, and then about 5 miles West of C.R.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 335,305, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    31,735
    Points
    335,305
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 73
    Given: 162

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Hate HWY 30.



  7. #7
    Lost in Eastern Iowa
    Points: 271,800, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,139
    Points
    271,800
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 80
    Given: 87

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Make that trip alot.

    Marshalltown to the Casino is all 4 lane.

    The first 24 miles from Tama to CR are 2-lane. The remaining 21 miles is 4-lane.


    42-54 Record in CF Mafia. The most games played and wins by any player in Cyclone Fanatic History. Yes, I'm a nerd.

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 180,756, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    9,903
    Points
    180,756
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 111
    Given: 107

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Hate HWY 30.
    Me too. They have it scheduled in the future to be 4-lane from Boone to C.R.



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 179,530, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    12,761
    Points
    179,530
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 510

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    I would get to at least Tama on 4-lane?
    From Marshalltown to the casino, anyway. That's where it ends.

    Once upon a time, US 30 was supposed to be four lane from Chicago to Omaha by 2010. I don't see that happening.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 180,756, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    9,903
    Points
    180,756
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 111
    Given: 107

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Make that trip alot.

    Marshalltown to the Casino is all 4 lane.

    The first 24 miles from Tama to CR are 2-lane. The remaining 21 miles is 4-lane.
    Hmm, so do I. Apparently I don't pay attention. I thought there was some 2-lane between Legrand and Tama.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 432,851, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,818
    Points
    432,851
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 122
    Given: 16

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    From Marshalltown to the casino, anyway. That's where it ends.

    Once upon a time, US 30 was supposed to be four lane from Chicago to Omaha by 2010. I don't see that happening.
    Nothing against it but wouldn't that be kinda stupid since I-80 does the same thing?



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 88,824, Level: 92
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 526
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation First Class
    Haverhill's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Lawrence, KS
    Posts
    4,332
    Points
    88,824
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 28
    Given: 20

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Four lane from Ames to Colo
    Two lane from Colo to outside Mtown
    Four lane from Mtown to Casino
    Two lane from Casino to the Vinton Turnoff
    Four Lane from there to CR



  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 179,530, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    12,761
    Points
    179,530
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 510

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Hmm, so do I. Apparently I don't pay attention. I thought there was some 2-lane between Legrand and Tama.
    They finished that about three or four years ago, when the bridges and bypass were completed. Had to have 4-lane to the casino from DM, after all.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 136,389, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    clones_jer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    8,337
    Points
    136,389
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 0

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Make that trip alot.

    Marshalltown to the Casino is all 4 lane.

    The first 24 miles from Tama to CR are 2-lane. The remaining 21 miles is 4-lane.
    this is spot on.

    Unfortunately its still the fasted way from Ames to CR.



  15. #15
    cyclONEnation
    Points: 236,280, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    C.John's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    15,417
    Points
    236,280
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 43
    Given: 39

    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Last week was the first time in 5 years that I had taken 30 to Ames. I had forgotten how much I despise the two lane from DeWitt to east of CR and then the two lane from the Hwy 218 intersection all the way to Tama.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM