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Top Highway Safety Expert Says Lane Expansion “Will Increase Both the Number and Severity of Crashes on US-75.”

The following information was provided to Sioux Center Citizens for Responsible Growth by Tom Welch, an internationally recognized safety expert who was the head safety engineer of the Iowa DOT and the project manager on the nationally acclaimed “road diet” for Sioux Center, when Sioux Center reduced Main Street from 4 lanes to 3, reducing […]

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Iowa DOT Traffic and Crash Data for Sioux Center

Check the sources yourself! Long-term DOT data shows Sioux Center traffic has grown very little over the years, but US 75/Main St. in the central downtown area is a high risk area for accidents. Safety became much worse when it was 4 lanes, and when it reduced to 3 lanes ┬ásafety improved enormously. This is […]

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