Traffic Codification Maps

Truck Routes

All trucks are to use the city’s designated truck routes.

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the City's Truck Routes

 Truck Route Map

Any truck may leave the truck route for the purpose of repair or construction of streets and/or to deliver goods and services to and from a location within the city.

All trucks must take the most direct route to and from any facility when leaving or returning to the city’s designated truck routes.


Overweight/Oversize Requirements

See City Code Requirements: Link to City Code 6-9-12-1 Load and Size Limits

Forms Needed, as indicated in the City Code and below:


    Link to: WDM Single Permit Oversize/Overweight Permit


 Iowa DOT 
 Iowa DOT 
 West Des Moines 
 Criteria Annual Permit  Single Trip
   Permit  Required  Permit
   Required    Required
    80,000 to 156,000 lbs.
    Greater than 156,000 lbs.
   X  X
     Length - up to 120 ft.
     Width - up to 13'-5"
     Height - up to 15'-5"
     Great than above
   X  X
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For the
Truck Embargo
 Overweight Size Truck Load


Moving a Building Or a Structure?

Applicant must complete a House Moving Permit provide a bond, proof of insurance, and pay applicable fees at West Des Moines City Hall, 4200 Mills Civic Parkway. 

   Link to form:  WDM House Moving Permit

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