Iowa Highway 471

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Iowa Highway 471 marker

Iowa Highway 471
Iowa 471 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by Iowa DOT
Length11.160 mi[1] (17.960 km)
ExistedNovember 2015 (2015-11)–present
Major junctions
South end Iowa 175 near Lake View
North end US 20 / US 71 near Early
Location
CountiesSac
Highway system
Iowa 461I-480

Iowa Highway 471 (Iowa 471) is a state highway that is located entirely within Sac County. It was designated in November 2015 when a 20-mile (32 km) portion of U.S. Highway 71 (US 71) was rerouted over Iowa 196 and onto US 20.

Route description[edit]

Iowa 471 begins at an intersection with Iowa 175 halfway between Lake View and Odebolt. The highway heads north and roughly parallels the Boyer River. It goes through Early and ends at an interchange with US 20 and US 71.

History[edit]

Iowa 471 was created in 2015 when a 20-mile (32 km) section of US 71 was rerouted in Sac County. In August 2015, the Iowa Department of Transportation petitioned the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials to move US 71 between the intersections of Iowa 196 and US 20. US 71 would replace the ten miles (16 km) of Iowa 196 and then overlap US 20 for another ten miles (16 km).[2] The relocation was approved on September 25, 2015.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Sac County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Clinton Township0.000.00 Iowa 175 west – Lake View, Odebolt
Boyer Valley Township11.16017.960 US 20 / US 71 – Fort Dodge, Sioux CityInterchange
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2014 Volume of Traffic on the Primary Road System of Iowa (PDF) (Report). Iowa Department of Transportation. January 1, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  2. ^ Trombino, Paul, III (August 14, 2015). "An Application from the State Highway or Transportation Department of Iowa For the Elimination of a U.S. Route" (PDF). Ames: Iowa Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 3, 2015 – via American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
  3. ^ Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering (September 25, 2015). "Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering Report to the Standing Committee on Highways" (PDF) (Report). Washington, DC: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. p. 3. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 20, 2018. Retrieved October 3, 2015.

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