CHAPTER 140

CONTROLLED ACCESS FACILITIES

140.01  Exercise of Police Power

140.05  Unlawful Use of Controlled Access Facility

140.02  Definition

140.06  Permitted Access Points

140.03  Right of Access Limited

140.07  Parking Restricted

140.04  Access Controls Imposed

 


140.01    EXERCISE OF POLICE POWER. 
This chapter shall be deemed an exercise of the police power of the City under Chapter 306A, Code of Iowa, for the preservation of the public peace, health, safety and for the promotion of the general welfare.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 306A.1)  

140.02    DEFINITION.  The term “controlled access facility” means a highway or street especially designed for through traffic, and over, from or to which owners or occupants of abutting land or other persons have no right or easement or only a controlled right or easement of access, light, air or view by reason of the fact that their property abuts upon such controlled access facility or for any other reason.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 306A.2) 

140.03    RIGHT OF ACCESS LIMITED.  No person has any right of ingress or egress to or from abutting lands onto or across any controlled access facility, except at such designated points at which access is permitted.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 306A.4) 

140.04    ACCESS CONTROLS IMPOSED.  There are hereby fixed and established controlled access facilities within the City, described as follows:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 306A.3) 

1.         Project No. P-99.  On the Primary Road System extension improvement, Project No. P-99, Primary Road No. U.S. 67, within the City, described as follows:

On the present route of U.S. No. 67, from Station 740 + 05 (SCL) northerly to Station 834 +800 (NCL)

regulating access to and from abutting properties along said highway all in accordance with the plans for such improvement identified as Project No. P-99, on file in the office of the Clerk.

140.05    UNLAWFUL USE OF CONTROLLED ACCESS FACILITY.  It is unlawful for any person to:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 306A.3 and 321.366)

1.         Cross Dividing Line.  Drive a vehicle over, upon or across any curb, central dividing section, or other separation or dividing line on such controlled access facilities.

2.         Turns.  Make a left turn or a semicircular or U-turn except through an opening provided for that purpose in the dividing curb section, separation or line.

3.         Use of Lanes.  Drive any vehicle except in the proper lane provided for that purpose and in the proper direction and to the right of the central dividing curb, separation, section or line.

4.         Enter Facility.  Drive any vehicle into the controlled access facility from a local service road except through an opening provided for that purpose in the dividing curb or dividing section or dividing line which separates such service road from the controlled access facility property. 

140.06    PERMITTED ACCESS POINTS.  Points of access on U.S. No. 67 are hereby permitted as follows:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 306A.4)

 

STATION

SIDE OF STREET

WIDTH

(FEET)

USE OF DRIVE OR ENTRANCE

741+12

left

15

Residential

743+79

right

15

Residential

745+21

right

25

Residential

750+03

left

25

Farm

764+95

left

50

Centerline street

767+54

left

20

Residential

768+58

left

20

Residential

770+87

left

22

Residential

772+60

left

17

Residential

774+76

left

 

Centerline Bluff Blvd.

777+14

left

25

Residential

780+22

left

 

Centerline Cherry Street

785+71

left

20

Residential

789+68

left

35

Residential

794+45

left

23

Residential

795+39

left

 

Centerline Walnut Street

798+93

left and right

 

Centerline Chestnut

805+05

left

 

Centerline Filmore

808+74

left

 

Centerline Washington

811+87

left

45

Commercial

812+51

left and right

 

Centerline Clay Street

814+81

left

41

Commercial

815+76

left

34

Commercial

816+12

left

 

Centerline Franklin

818+40

left

 

Centerline Hubbard

820+44

left

62

Commercial

821+26

left and right

 

Centerline Lost Grove

825+41

right

16

Commercial

825+93

left

17

Farm

140.07    PARKING RESTRICTED.  The parking of vehicles on or along controlled access facilities is restricted as follows:

1.         Minor Street Approaches.  Parking is prohibited on all minor street approaches for a distance of thirty-five (35) feet in advance of the stop sign.  

2.         Minor Street Exits.  Parking is prohibited on the exit side of a minor street for a distance of thirty-five (35) feet.

3.         Highway 67.  Parking is prohibited on either side of U. S. Highway No. 67, from the south corporate line (Station 740+05) to the north corporate line (Station 834+80), except that parallel parking is permitted on the west side of the old inter-urban roadbed from Cherry Street to Clay Street.