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Iowa Highway 14

Iowa Highway 14 marker

Iowa Highway 14
Route information
Maintained by Iowa DOT
Length: 187.838 mi[1] (302.296 km)
Major junctions
South end: Iowa 2 in Corydon
 
North end:
US 18 / US 218 Business in Charles City
Location
Counties:
Highway system
Iowa 13 Iowa 15

Iowa Highway 14 is a state highway that runs from north to south across the state of Iowa. Highway 14 is 188 miles (302 kilometers) long. The southern terminus of Iowa Highway 14 is Corydon at an intersection with Iowa Highway 2. The northern terminus of Iowa 14 is in Charles City at an intersection with U.S. Highway 18 and U.S. Route 218 Business.

Contents

  • Route description 1
  • History 2
  • Major intersections 3
  • References 4

Route description

Iowa Highway 14 begins in Corydon at Iowa Highway 2. It goes north past Millerton and intersects U.S. Highway 34 in Chariton. After leaving Chariton going north, it turns northeast near Williamson, then turns north shortly before intersecting Iowa Highway 5 and Iowa Highway 92 at Knoxville. It continues north past the locally famous "Mile Long Bridge", which carries the highway across Lake Red Rock, and then intersects Iowa Highway 163 in Monroe. It proceeds north to Newton, where it intersects Interstate 80 and a short overlap with U.S. Highway 6 begins. The overlap ends as it skirts the eastern edge of Lambs Grove. It continues north, then turns east and turns north again when it intersects Iowa Highway 224. It continues north through Laurel, then intersects U.S. Highway 30 at the southern edge of Marshalltown.

Iowa 14 then goes through Marshalltown and then intersects Iowa Highway 330 and Iowa Highway 96 before intersecting Iowa Highway 175 west of Grundy Center. Iowa 14 and Iowa 175 then overlap into Grundy Center. Iowa 14 turns north at Grundy Center and intersects U.S. Highway 20 before meeting Iowa Highway 57 near Parkersburg. They overlap through Parkersburg, then Iowa 14 turns north. It continues north until Iowa Highway 3, with which it overlaps for one mile (1.6 km) near Allison. It continues north west of Allison through Greene, goes through Roseville, then turns east towards Charles City. West of Charles City, it intersects U.S. Highway 18, U.S. Highway 218, and Iowa Highway 27, the Iowa designation for the Avenue of the Saints. It continues east into downtown Charles City and ends at another intersection with U.S. Highway 18.

History

Iowa Highway 14 was established July 1, 1920, when the Iowa highway system was established. On May 1, 2006, Iowa 14 was extended further into Charles City to intersect U.S. 18, which was rerouted around Charles City that day.

Major intersections

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Wayne Corydon 0.000 0.000 Iowa 2 (Jefferson Street) – Centerville, Leon
Lucas Chariton 17.335 27.898 US 34 – Osceola, Albia
17.959 28.902
US 34 Business east (7th Street)
Southern end of US 34 Business overlap
18.201 29.292
US 34 Business east (Court Avenue) – Business District
Northern end of US 34 Business overlap
Marion Knoxville 42.639 68.621 Iowa 5 / Iowa 92 – Indianola, Oskaloosa Iowa 5 exit 62
43.811 70.507
Iowa 92 Business (Pleasant Street)
Jasper Monroe 57.132 91.945 Iowa 163 – Des Moines, Oskaloosa Exit 29 along Iowa 163
Newton 69.349 111.606 I-80 / US 6 west – Des Moines, Davenport Southern end of US 6 overlap; exit 164 along I-80
70.439 113.361 US 6 east (1st Avenue West) – Lambs Grove, Newton, Business District Northern end of US 6 overlap
Mariposa Township 86.071 138.518 Iowa 224 south – Kellogg
Marshall Marshalltown 98.899 159.163 US 30 – Ames, Cedar Rapids Exit 185 along US 30
99.115 159.510
US 30 Business (Iowa Avenue)
Taylor Township 107.419 172.874 Iowa 330 south – Albion
Liscomb Township 111.416 179.307 Iowa 96 east – Gladbrook
Grundy Melrose Township 123.339 198.495 Iowa 175 west – Eldora Southern end of Iowa 175 overlap
Grundy Center 130.613 210.201 Iowa 175 east (G Avenue) Northern end of Iowa 175 overlap
ColfaxLincoln
township line
137.608 221.459 US 20 – Fort Dodge, Waterloo Exit 208 along US 20
Butler Parkersburg 145.034 233.410 Iowa 57 east – Cedar Falls Southern end of Iowa 57 overlap
146.456 235.698 Iowa 57 west (Buswell Street) – Aplington, Ackley, Business District Northern end of Iowa 57 overlap
Allison 158.014 254.299 Iowa 3 east – Shell Rock Southern end of Iowa 3 overlap
159.019 255.916 Iowa 3 west – Dumont, Hampton Northern end of Iowa 3 overlap
Floyd Saint Charles Township 185.445 298.445
US 18 / US 218 / Iowa 27 – Mason City, Waterloo
Exit 214 along US 18
Charles City 187.560 301.849
US 218 Business north (Gilbert Street)
South end of US 218 Business overlap
187.838 302.296
US 18 / US 218 Business south (Brantingham Street / 2nd Street)
North end of US 218 Business overlap
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. ^ a b "2009 Volume of Traffic on the Primary Road System of Iowa" (PDF).  
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