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Iowa Highway 17
Length: 102.89 mi[1] (165.59 km)
Formed: January 1, 1969[2]
South end: IA 141 near Granger
Major
junctions:
US 30 near Boone
US 20 at Webster City
North end: US 18 near Wesley
Counties: Polk, Boone, Hamilton, Wright, Hancock
Major cities: Madrid, Luther, Stanhope, Webster City, Eagle Grove, Goldfield, Renwick, Corwith
Iowa State Highways
< IA 16 US 18 >

Iowa Highway 17 is a 102.98-mile (165.73 km) north–south state highway that traverses primarily rural areas in central and north-central Iowa. Iowa Highway 17's south end is near Granger in Dallas County at a freeway interchange with Iowa Highway 141, and its northern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Highway 18 at the Kossuth-Hancock county line near Wesley.

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Route description

Iowa Highway 17 begins at a freeway interchange with Iowa Highway 141 near Granger. It goes north to Madrid, where it intersects Iowa Highway 210. It continues north through Luther and then intersects U.S. Highway 30 east of Boone. It proceeds north from U.S. 30 and has a one-mile (1.6 km) overlap with Iowa Highway 175 in Stanhope. It goes north, then turns northwest to go towards Webster City, and intersects U.S. Highway 20 there. They overlap going west from Webster City, then Iowa 17 turns north to go through Eagle Grove. It continues north to Goldfield, where it intersects Iowa Highway 3. Iowa 17 and Iowa 3 overlap to the border between Wright and Humboldt Counties, then Iowa 17 turns north. It passes through Renwick and Corwith, then ends on the border separating Hancock and Kossuth Counties east of Wesley.

History

Iowa Highway 17 had been known as Iowa Highway 60 until January 1, 1969, when it was given its current desigation.

Major intersections

County Location Mile Roads intersected Notes
Polk Granger 0.00 IA 141 Southern terminus. At Dallas/Polk county line.
Madrid 6.89 Madrid Drive Former IA 415
Boone 8.82 IA 210 west (1st Street)
8.90 IA 210 east (North Street)
Boone 19.73 US 30
Hamilton Stanhope 36.98 IA 175 west
37.97 IA 175 east
Webster City 49.90 US 20 east
Duncombe 54.44 US 20 west
56.16 CR D20 east Former IA 928
56.57 CR D20 west Former IA 928
Wright Goldfield 74.80 IA 3 east
77.66 IA 3 west At Humboldt/Wright county line.
Kossuth Wesley 102.89 US 18 Northern terminus. At Kossuth/Hancock county line.

References

  1. ^ Iowa Department of Transportation (2001). Primary Road Sufficiency Log. Retrieved 11 February 2009.
  2. ^ Jason Hancock. "Highway 17". Iowa Highways. http://iowahighways.home.mchsi.com/highways/iowa10-19.html#17. Retrieved {{{access_date}}}.  
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