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Great Lakes Roads:

--- Quote from: iowahighways on September 05, 2023, 06:28:53 PM ---
On the subject of Dubuque, OpenStreetMap is now showing exit numbers along US 61/151 when there weren't any before. I know there were plans from a year ago to add those exit numbers as part of a sign replacement project, but the latest Street View images from July don't show them and I don't plan to head up that way anytime soon. Does anyone know if the new exit numbers are actually up?

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Yes, the new exit numbers in Dubuque along US 61/151 are up as of September 2023...

The Ghostbuster:
I've noticed on Wikipedia's US 151 page that the exit numbers on US 151 between Cedar Rapids and Dubuque count up from 151's western junction with US 6, not from its actual terminus at Interstate 80. The exit numbers from Davenport northward are only off by about a mile (below actual mileage), so no harm no foul.

Urban Prairie Schooner:
The September Iowa Transportation Commission meeting included an item "Transfer of Jurisdiction of Frontage/Access Roadways along Iowa 461 in Davenport".  What specific roads are these, and are they being transferred to or from state control? I wish the detailed agendas were available on the website before the meetings.

SSOWorld:

--- Quote from: Great Lakes Roads on September 05, 2023, 06:40:20 PM ---
--- Quote from: iowahighways on September 05, 2023, 06:28:53 PM ---
On the subject of Dubuque, OpenStreetMap is now showing exit numbers along US 61/151 when there weren't any before. I know there were plans from a year ago to add those exit numbers as part of a sign replacement project, but the latest Street View images from July don't show them and I don't plan to head up that way anytime soon. Does anyone know if the new exit numbers are actually up?

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Yes, the new exit numbers in Dubuque along US 61/151 are up as of September 2023...

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/ssoworld/albums/72177720311211585

Proof.  This contains both old and new versions of the signs. Signs were replaced both on 61/151 and on 20. They did not replace all of the signs - particularly some of those around Grandview Ave (both on 20 and 61) along with the one leading to Kerper Blvd in Wisconsin - this is possible due to who maintains them (I would suspect IowaDOT maintains the Kerper one, but I can also assume for the Grandview Ave/61 interchange, these not-so-BGSs might be city installed.  No activity has taken place since early August.

The mile markers were added in June

Many will miss the cutouts at the 61/151 split, but won't miss the massive greenouts created by the US-52 move.

They also replaced trailblazers with the fugly new signs (151 is now on wide shields, but still using Type-B font).

They used FHWA font, not clearview.

Notable changes
- 9th/11th St now points to the "Historic Millwork District" which is basically a shopping galleria now. 
- The SB 61/151 connection to Locust St sign changed it's district directional from "Port of Dubuque" to "Westend"
- The new signs omit the district color codes
- one sign at 9th street is missing its exit tab
- true to IowaDOT form, the replaced gore point signs now sport WRONG WAY signs on their backs.

brad2971:

--- Quote from: Urban Prairie Schooner on September 15, 2023, 12:58:58 PM ---The September Iowa Transportation Commission meeting included an item "Transfer of Jurisdiction of Frontage/Access Roadways along Iowa 461 in Davenport".  What specific roads are these, and are they being transferred to or from state control? I wish the detailed agendas were available on the website before the meetings.

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https://www.iowahighways.org/highways/iowa420-478.html. Iowa 461 is the state designation for Business US 61. My guess is that Iowa DOT is turning over the north-south portion to the city of Davenport, while the River Dr. portion (which is co-signed with US 67) stays in Iowa DOT hands. Frankly, I'm somewhat surprised that Kimberly Rd (US 6) in Davenport isn't being turned over to the city, especially since Iowa and Illinois DOTs just completed a new Mississippi River bridge for I-74, which is quite the major investment.

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