Local Route 72 – West Des Moines Loop

This Route is currently on a Detour. 

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72 Northbound on 4th: 4th North, Left (W) on Vine, Right (N) on 8th back to route.

72 Southbound on 4th: 8th South, Left (E) on vine, Right (S) on 4th back to route.


 

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Operates between the Jordan Creek Town Center area, University Avenue medical corridor, Valley West Mall and the Valley Junction area.

Connections: Local Route 11 in the Valley Junction area. Local Route 3 and 72; Crosstown Route 52; Express Route 94 at Valley West Mall and at 60th Street and Westown Parkway. Express Route 95 at 60th Street and Vista Drive and Valley West Drive and Woodland Avenue. Crosstown Route 52 and Express Route 96 in the Jordan Creek area.
 

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This Route is currently on a Detour. 

Please see full information here.

72 Northbound on 4th: 4th North, Left (W) on Vine, Right (N) on 8th back to route.

72 Southbound on 4th: 8th South, Left (E) on vine, Right (S) on 4th back to route.


 

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Weekday / Via University
Route 72 • Weekday / Via University • Effective 6/28/20

Jordan Creek Town Center 60th & University

Arrive/Leave Valley West Mall (Southbound)

Arrive/Leave Elm & 5th (Valley Junction)

Grand & Normandy Plaza West Des Moines Public Library Jordan Creek Town Center
AM - - - - - - - - 7:34 7:46/7:49 7:54 8:00 8:09
8:15 8:24 8:31/8:36 8:48/8:49 8:54 9:00 9:09
9:15 9:24 9:31/9:36 9:48/9:49 9:54 10:00 10:09
10:15 10:24 10:31/10:36 10:48/10:49 10:54 11:00 11:09
11:15 11:24 11:31/11:36 11:48/11:49 11:54 12:00 12:09
PM 12:15 12:24 12:31/12:36 12:48/12:49 12:54 1:00 1:09
1:15 1:24 1:31/1:36 1:48/1:49 1:54 2:00 2:09
2:13 2:22 2:29/2:34 2:46/2:51 2:56 3:02 3:11
3:15 3:24 3:31/3:36 3:48/3:49 3:54 4:00 4:09
4:15 4:24 4:31/4:36 4:48/4:49 4:54 5:00 5:09
5:15 5:24 5:31/5:36 5:48/5:49 5:54 6:00 6:09
6:15 6:24 6:31/6:36 6:48/6:49 6:54 7:00 7:09
7:15 7:24 7:31/7:36 7:48/7:49 7:54 8:00 8:09
8:15 8:24 8:31/8:36 8:47/8:49 8:54 8:59 9:07
9:15 9:23 9:29/9:34 9:45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Via Mills Civic
Route 72 • Weekday / Via Mills Civic • Effective 6/28/20

Jordan Creek Town Center West Des Moines Library Grand & Normandy Plaza

Arrive/Leave Elm & 5th (Valley Junction)

Arrive/Leave Valley West Mall (Northbound)

60th & University Jordan Creek Town Center
AM - - - - - - - - - - - - 6:47 6:57/7:02 7:09 7:16
7:26 7:34 7:39 7:45/7:46 7:57/8:02 8:10 8:18
8:26 8:34 8:39 8:45/8:46 8:57/9:02 9:10 9:18
9:26 9:34 9:39 9:45/9:46 9:57/10:02 10:10 10:18
10:26 10:34 10:39 10:45/10:46 10:57/11:02 11:10 11:18
11:26 11:34 11:39 11:45/11:46 11:57/12:02 12:10 12:18
PM 12:26 12:34 12:39 12:45/12:46 12:57/1:02 1:10 1:18
1:26 1:34 1:39 1:45/1:46 1:57/2:02 2:10 2:18
2:26 2:34 2:39 2:45/2:46 2:57/3:02 3:10 3:18
3:26 3:34 3:39 3:45/3:46 3:57/4:02 4:10 4:18
4:26 4:34 4:39 4:45/4:46 4:57/5:02 5:10 5:18
5:26 5:34 5:39 5:45/5:46 5:57/6:02 6:10 6:18
6:26 6:34 6:39 6:45/6:46 6:57/7:02 7:10 7:18
7:26 7:34 7:39 7:45/7:46 7:57/8:02 8:10 8:18
8:27 8:35 8:40 8:45/8:46 8:56/9:01 9:08 9:15
9:27 9:35 9:40 9:45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Via University
Route 72 • Saturday / Via University • Effective 10/13/19

Jordan Creek Town Center 60th & University

Arrive/Leave Valley West Mall (Southbound)

Arrive/Leave Elm & 5th (Valley Junction)

Grand & Normandy Plaza West Des Moines Public Library Jordan Creek Town Center
AM - - - - - - - - 7:34 7:46/7:49 7:54 8:00 8:09
8:15 8:24 8:31/8:36 8:48/8:49 8:54 9:00 9:09
9:15 9:24 9:31/9:36 9:48/9:49 9:54 10:00 10:09
10:15 10:24 10:31/10:36 10:48/10:49 10:54 11:00 11:09
11:15 11:24 11:31/11:36 11:48/11:49 11:54 12:00 12:09
PM 12:15 12:24 12:31/12:36 12:48/12:49 12:54 1:00 1:09
1:15 1:24 1:31/1:36 1:48/1:49 1:54 2:00 2:09
2:13 2:22 2:29/2:34 2:46/2:51 2:56 3:02 3:11
3:15 3:24 3:31/3:36 3:48/3:49 3:54 4:00 4:09
4:15 4:24 4:31/4:36 4:48/4:49 4:54 5:00 5:09
5:15 5:24 5:31/5:36 5:48/5:49 5:54 6:00 6:09
6:15 6:24 6:31/6:36 6:48/6:49 6:54 7:00 7:09
7:15 7:24 7:31/7:36 7:48/7:49 7:54 8:00 8:09
8:15 8:24 8:31/8:36 8:47/8:49 8:54 8:59 9:07
9:15 9:23 9:29/9:34 9:45 - - - - - - - - - - - -

Saturday / Via Mills Civic
Route 72 • Saturday / Via Mills Civic • Effective 10/13/19

Jordan Creek Town Center West Des Moines Library Grand & Normandy Plaza

Arrive/Leave Elm & 5th (Valley Junction)

Arrive/Leave Valley West Mall (Northbound)

60th & University (WDM) Jordan Creek Town Center
AM - - - - - - - - - - - - 6:47 6:57/7:02 7:09 7:16
7:26 7:34 7:39 7:45/7:46 7:57/8:02 8:10 8:18
8:26 8:34 8:39 8:45/8:46 8:57/9:02 9:10 9:18
9:26 9:34 9:39 9:45/9:46 9:57/10:02 10:10 10:18
10:26 10:34 10:39 10:45/10:46 10:57/11:02 11:10 11:18
11:26 11:34 11:39 11:45/11:46 11:57/12:02 12:10 12:18
PM 12:26 12:34 12:39 12:45/12:46 12:57/1:02 1:10 1:18
1:26 1:34 1:39 1:45/1:46 1:57/2:02 2:10 2:18
2:26 2:34 2:39 2:45/2:46 2:57/3:02 3:10 3:18
3:26 3:34 3:39 3:45/3:46 3:57/4:02 4:10 4:18
4:26 4:34 4:39 4:45/4:46 4:57/5:02 5:10 5:18
5:26 5:34 5:39 5:45/5:46 5:57/6:02 6:10 6:18
6:26 6:34 6:39 6:45/6:46 6:57/7:02 7:10 7:18
7:26 7:34 7:39 7:45/7:46 7:57/8:02 8:10 8:18
8:27 8:35 8:40 8:45/8:46 8:56/9:01 9:08 9:15
9:27 9:35 9:40 9:45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Via University
Route 72 • Sunday / Via University • Effective 10/13/19

Jordan Creek Town Center 60th & University

Arrive/Leave Valley West Mall (Southbound)

Arrive/Leave Elm & 5th (Valley Junction)

Grand & Normandy Plaza West Des Moines Library Jordan Creek Town Center
- - - - - - - - 8:36 8:46/8:47 8:52 8:57 9:05
9:15 9:24 9:30/9:35 9:45/9:47 9:52 9:57 10:05
10:15 10:24 10:30/10:35 10:45/10:47 10:52 10:57 11:05
11:15 11:24 11:30/11:35 11:45/11:47 11:52 11:57 12:05
PM 12:15 12:24 12:30/12:35 12:45/12:47 12:52 12:57 1:05
1:15 1:24 1:30/1:35 1:45/1:47 1:52 1:57 2:05
2:15 2:24 2:30/2:35 2:45/2:47 2:52 2:57 3:05
3:15 3:24 3:30/3:35 3:45/3:47 3:52 3:57 4:05
4:15 4:24 4:30/4:35 4:45/4:47 4:52 4:57 5:05
5:15 5:24 5:30/5:35 5:45/5:47 5:52 5:57 6:05
6:15 6:24 6:30/6:35 6:45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Via Mills Civic
Route 72 • Sunday / Via Mills Civic • Effective 10/13/19

Jordan Creek Town Center West Des Moines Library Grand & Normandy Plaza

Arrive/Leave Elm & 5th (Valley Junction)

Arrive/Leave Valley West Mall (Northbound)

60th & University Jordan Creek Town Center
AM - - - - - - - - - - - - 7:48 7:57/8:02 8:09 8:18
8:27 8:35 8:40 8:46/8:48 8:57/9:02 9:09 9:18
9:27 9:35 9:40 9:46/9:48 9:57/10:02 10:09 10:18
10:27 10:35 10:40 10:46/10:48 10:57/11:02 11:09 11:18
11:27 11:35 11:40 11:46/11:48 11:57/12:02 12:09 12:18
PM 12:27 12:35 12:40 12:46/12:48 12:57/1:02 1:09 1:18
1:27 1:35 1:40 1:46/1:48 1:57/2:02 2:09 2:18
2:27 2:35 2:40 2:46/2:48 2:57/3:02 3:09 3:18
3:27 3:35 3:40 3:46/3:48 3:57/4:02 4:09 4:18
4:27 4:35 4:40 4:46/4:48 4:57/5:02 5:09 5:18
5:27 5:35 5:40 5:46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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