CHAPTER 65 – Stop or Yield Required

CHAPTER 65

STOP OR YIELD REQUIRED

65.01 Through Streets – Stop 65.06 School Stops
65.02 Stop Required 65.07 Stop Before Crossing Sidewalk
65.03 Four-Way Stop Intersections 65.08 Stop When Traffic Is Obstructed
65.04 Three-Way Stop Intersections 65.09 Yield to Pedestrians in Crosswalks
65.05 Yield Required

65.01    THROUGH STREETS – STOP. Every driver of a vehicle shall stop, unless a yield is permitted by this chapter, before entering an intersection with the following designated through streets.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.345)

  1. Main Street from Center Street to “F” Street S.W.

65.02    STOP REQUIRED. Every driver of a vehicle shall stop in accordance with the following:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.345)

  1. Second Street N.W. Vehicles traveling north on Second Street N.W. shall stop at “C” Street N.W.

  2. “C” Street N.W. Vehicles traveling east on “C” Street N.W. shall stop at First Street N.W.

  3. “B” Street N.W. Vehicles traveling east on “B” Street N.W. shall stop at First Street N.W.

  4. First Street N.W. Vehicles traveling north on First Street N.W. shall stop at “B” Street N.W.

  5. “A” Street N.W. Vehicles traveling on “A” Street N.W. shall stop at First Street N.W.

  6. “A” Street S.W. Vehicles traveling on “A” Street S.W. shall stop at First Street S.W.

  7. Church Street. Vehicles traveling on Church Street shall stop at Harrison Street.

  8. Church Street. Vehicles traveling west on Church Street shall stop at Main Street intersection before crossing bridge.

  9. “C” Street S.W. Vehicles traveling on “C” Street S.W. shall stop at First Street S.W.

  10. First Street S.W. Vehicles traveling south on First Street S.W. shall stop at “D” Street S.W.

  11. “B” Street N.E. Vehicles traveling west on “B” Street N.E. shall stop at North Main Street.

  12. “A” Street N.W. Vehicles traveling east on “A” Street N.W. shall stop at Main Street.

  13. “B” Street S. Vehicles traveling on “B” Street S. shall stop at Main Street.

  14. “C” Street S. Vehicles traveling on “C” Street S. shall stop at Main Street.

  15. “D” Street S. Vehicles traveling on “D” Street S. shall stop at Main Street.

  16. “E” Street S. Vehicles traveling on “E” Street S. shall stop at Main Street.

  17. “F” Street S.W. Vehicles traveling east on “F” Street S.W. shall stop at Main Street.

  18. First Street N.E. Vehicles traveling north on First Street N.E. shall stop at Border Street N.E.

  19. First Street N.E. Vehicles traveling south on First Street N.E. shall stop at “B” Street N.E.

  20. First Street S.E. Vehicles traveling north on First Street S.E. shall stop at “A” Street S.E.

  21. “C” Street S.E. Vehicles traveling on “C” Street S.E. shall stop at First Street S.E.

  22. “C” Street N.E. Vehicles traveling east on “C” Street N.E. shall stop at Second Street N.E.

  23. Second Street N.E. Vehicles traveling south on Second Street N.E. shall stop at Center Street.

  24. “B” Street S.E. Vehicles traveling east on “B” Street S.E. shall stop at Second Street S.E.

  25. “C” Street S.E. Vehicles traveling east on “C” Street S.E. shall stop at Second Street S.E.

  26. “C” Street N.E. Vehicles traveling east on “C” Street N.E. shall stop at Third Street N.E.

  27. “A” Street N.E. Vehicles traveling on “A” Street N.E. shall stop at Third Street N.E.

  28. “A” Street N.E. Vehicles traveling east on “A” Street N.E. shall stop at Fourth Street N.E.

  29. Third Street. Vehicles traveling south on Third Street shall stop at Center Street.

  30. Fourth Street N.E. Vehicles traveling north on Fourth Street N.E. shall stop at “B” Street N.E.

  31. Fifth Street N.E. Vehicles traveling north on Fifth Street N.E. shall stop at “B” Street N.E.

  32. Walnut Street. Vehicles traveling on Walnut Street shall stop at Church Street and Main Street.

  33. Orchard Street. Vehicles traveling north on Orchard Street shall stop at Church Street, Main Street and Grand Street. Vehicles traveling south on Orchard Street shall stop at Main Street and Church Street.

  34. Lincoln Street. Vehicles traveling north on Lincoln Street shall stop at Church Street and Main Street. Vehicles traveling south on Lincoln Street shall stop at Church Street.

  35. Harrison Street. Vehicles traveling north on Harrison Street shall stop at D Main Street.

  36. Garfield Street. Vehicles traveling north on Garfield Street shall stop at Church Street and D Main Street. Vehicles traveling south on Garfield Street shall stop at Church Street.

  37. North Garland Street. Vehicles traveling south on North Garland Street shall stop at D Main Street.

  38. Grand Street. Vehicles traveling west on Grand Street shall stop at Park Street.

  39. D Main Street. Vehicles traveling west on D Main Street shall stop Highway 181 and vehicles traveling east shall stop at Highway 181 and County S45.

  40. Washington Street. Vehicles traveling east on Washington Street shall stop at Jackson Street.

  41. Scott Street. Vehicles traveling east on Scott Street shall stop at Garfield Street.

  42. Spring Road. Vehicles traveling east on Spring Road shall stop at County S45.

  43. Garfield Street. Vehicles traveling on Garfield Street shall stop at Washington Street.

  44. Second Street N.E. Vehicles traveling north on Second Street N.E. shall stop at Border Street.

  45. “D” Street S.E. Vehicles traveling on “D” Street S.E. shall stop at First Street S.E.

  46. “E” Street S.E. Vehicles traveling on “E” Street S.E. shall stop at First Street S.E.

  47. “A” Street N.E. Vehicles traveling east on “A” Street N.E. shall stop at Second Street N.E.

  48. “D” Street S.W. Vehicles traveling east on “D” Street S.W. shall stop at Second Street S.W.

  49. Garfield Street. Vehicles traveling south on Garfield Street shall stop at Border Street.

 

65.03    FOUR-WAY STOP INTERSECTIONS. Every driver of a vehicle shall stop before entering the following designated four-way stop intersections:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.345)

  1. “B” Street N.E. and Second Street N.E. All vehicles approaching the intersection of “B” Street N.E. and Second Street N.E. shall stop before entering such intersection.

  2. “B” Street and Third Street N.E. All vehicles approaching the intersection of “B” Street and Third Street N.E. shall stop before entering such intersection.

  3. Center Street and West First Street. All vehicles approaching the intersection of Center Street and West First Street shall stop before entering such intersection.

  4. Center Street and Fourth Street. All vehicles approaching the intersection of Center Street and Fourth Street shall stop before entering such intersection.

  5. First Street S.W. and “B” Street S.W. All vehicles approaching the intersection of First Street S.W. and “B” Street S.W. shall stop before entering such intersection.

  6. Harrison Street and Washington Street. All vehicles approaching the intersection of Harrison Street and Washington Street shall stop before entering such intersection.

  7. First Street S.E. and “C” Street S.E. All vehicles approaching the intersection of First Street S.E. and “C” Street S.E. shall stop before entering such intersection.

  8. Second Street West and Center Street West. All vehicles approaching the intersection of Second Street West and Center Street West shall stop before entering such intersection.

  9. Center Street East and Third Street East. All vehicles approaching the intersection of Center Street East and Third Street East shall stop before entering the intersection.

  10. First Street S.E. and “B” Street S.E. All vehicles approaching the intersection of First Street S.E. and “B” Street S.E. shall stop before entering such intersection.

  11. “B” Street S.E. Vehicles traveling on “B” Street S.E. shall stop at First Street S.E.

65.04    THREE-WAY STOP INTERSECTIONS. Every driver of a vehicle shall stop before entering the following designated three-way stop intersections:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.345)

  1. Center Street and Main Street. Vehicles approaching the intersection of Center Street and Main Street from the north, east and west shall stop before entering such intersection.

  2. “A” Street South and Main Street. Vehicles approaching the intersection of “A” Street South and Main Street from the south, east and west shall stop before entering such intersection.

  3. “B” Street S.W. and Second Street S.W. Vehicles approaching the intersection of “B” Street S.W. and Second Street S.W. from the south, east and north shall stop before entering such intersection.

  4. Park Street and D Main Street. Vehicles approaching the intersection of Park Street and D Main Street from the north, east and west shall stop before entering such intersection.

65.05    YIELD REQUIRED. Every driver of a vehicle shall yield in accordance with the following:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.345)

  1. Second Street S.E. Vehicles traveling north on Second Street S.E. shall yield at “A” Street S.E.

  2. “B” Street S.W. Vehicles traveling east on “B” Street S.W. shall yield at Second Street S.W.

  3. Jackson Street. Vehicles traveling south on Jackson Street shall yield at Border Street.

  4. Harrison Street. Vehicles traveling south on Harrison Street shall yield at Border Street.

  5. Jackson Street. Vehicles traveling north on Jackson Street shall yield at Church Street.

  6. Washington Street. Vehicles traveling west on Washington Street shall yield at Jackson Street.

  7. Railroad Street. Vehicles traveling north on Railroad Street shall yield at Church Street.

65.06    SCHOOL STOPS. At the following school crossing zones every driver of a vehicle approaching said zone shall bring the vehicle to a full stop at a point ten (10) feet from the approach side of the crosswalk marked by an authorized school stop sign and thereafter proceed in a careful and prudent manner until the vehicle shall have passed through such school crossing zone.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.249)

  1. Intersection of “A” Street South and Main Street;

  2. Intersection of “B” Street South and Main Street;

  3. Intersection of Lincoln Street and D Main Street.

65.07    STOP BEFORE CROSSING SIDEWALK. The driver of a vehicle emerging from a private roadway, alley, driveway, or building shall stop such vehicle immediately prior to driving onto the sidewalk area and thereafter shall proceed into the sidewalk area only when able to do so without danger to pedestrian traffic and shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicular traffic on the street into which the vehicle is entering.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.353)

65.08    STOP WHEN TRAFFIC IS OBSTRUCTED. Notwithstanding any traffic control signal indication to proceed, no driver shall enter an intersection or a marked crosswalk unless there is sufficient space on the other side of the intersection or crosswalk to accommodate the vehicle.

65.09    YIELD TO PEDESTRIANS IN CROSSWALKS. Where traffic control signals are not in place or in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping, if need be, to yield to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.327)