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    Quick HWY 30 Question

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


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    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

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


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    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.



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    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

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


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    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.



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    Re: Quick HWY 30 Question

    Hate HWY 30.



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    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.


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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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?



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    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



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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