Altoona, Iowa Speed Traps
They sit in the partking lot of the church with their lights out and run radar. They check both directions, usually worse in the evenings, and at the end of the month.
Highway Patrol to sit on both sides of overpass,speed limit goes from 70 down to 65 as you go west
14th Ave. S.E. has had the speed limit lowered to 35 from 55. With the new housing going in people are not adhering to the new limit. So when radar is run it is non stop ticket writing, usually for 20 over plus!
(Altoona – Polk Co.)
Police sit north of the T-intersection in a fairly stealthy position where they are able to radar in three different directions. Adventureland Drive in general, is often patrolled particularly on the eastern end. The eastern edge is patrolled more at night. The intersection listed above can be any time of day.
Sits behind the Target in Altoona, usually more then one car. Was going 41 mph in 35 and got a ticket, no warning.