US 11 in Louisiana
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According to ablogtophone, US 11 is a US Highway in the US state of Louisiana. The road forms a north-south route from New Orleans to the Mississippi border at Pearl River. US 11 is 37 kilometers long in Louisiana.
The southern end of US 11 near New Orleans.
US 11 begins east of New Orleans on US 90 and heads north to cross Interstate 10 and then cross Lake Pontchartrain via the long Maestri Bridge to Slidell. Interstate 12 and US 190 are crossed in Slidell, after which US 11 runs parallel to Interstate 59 to the Mississippi border at Pearl River. US 11 in Mississippi continues towards Hattiesburg.
US 11 was created in 1926 but then ran no further south than Nicholson, Mississippi. In 1937, US 11 was extended to Downtown New Orleans and shortened to US 90 east of New Orleans in 1941, thus avoiding unnecessary duplication of US 11 and US 90 in New Orleans.
The Maestri Bridge over Lake Pontchartrain opened to traffic on February 18, 1928. The bridge is 8 kilometers long and was the first bridge over the Lake Pontchartrain. In 1965, the parallel Interstate 10 opened, eliminating the throughput of US 11 between New Orleans and Slidell.
Every day, 8,000 vehicles cross the Maestri Bridge and 21,000 vehicles in the center of Slidell. Between Slidell and Pearl River, 11,500 vehicles and 400 vehicles ran parallel to I-59 north of Pearl River.
US 165 in Louisiana
According to beautyphoon, US 165 is a US Highway in the US state of Louisiana. The road forms a north-south route through the western half of the state, from Iowa through Alexandria and Monroe to the Arkansas border. US 165 is 369 kilometers long in Louisiana.
US 165 begins in the village of Iowa on US 90, east of Lake Charles. It also crosses Interstate 10. The road heads north-northeast through Alexandria and Monroe. In Alexandria you cross Interstate 49 and cross the Red River. In Monroe one crosses Interstate 20. Jones follows the border with Arkansas. US 165 in Arkansas continues to McGehee. US 165 is mostly single lane in Louisiana, only before, in and after Alexandria are 4 lanes of traffic, as well as a stretch between Olla and Clarks and around Monroe.
US 165 was created in 1926 and the route has not changed substantially in Louisiana since then. US 165 connects three larger Louisiana towns, Lake Charles, Alexandria, and Monroe, but is of no major through-importance. There is no Interstate Highway built parallel to it.
Every day, 6,600 vehicles travel between Iowa and Kinder and 6,000 to 10,000 vehicles continue to Alexandria. There are 20,000 to 30,000 vehicles in Alexandria, dropping to 3,300 to 3,800 vehicles between Alexandria and Monroe. Up to 46,000 vehicles drive north of I-20 in Monroe. This is the busiest stretch of US 165. There are only 1,800 vehicles at the Arkansas border.
US 167 in Louisiana
US 167 is a US Highway in the US state of Louisiana. The road forms a north-south route from Abbeville through Lafayette, Alexandria, and Ruston to the Arkansas border. US 167 is 388 kilometers long in Louisiana.
US 167 at Maurice, south of Lafayette.
US 167 begins in the town of Abbeville, just off the Gulf of Mexico south of the town of Lafayette. The road heads north through Lafayette as a divided highway with 2×2 lanes and then merges with Interstate 49, followed by a 30-kilometer double-numbering road to Opelousas. From there, US 167 parallels I-49 to Alexandria, double-numbering with US 71 around Alexandria. Around Alexandria, US 167 forms the eastern bypass, with highway characteristics. North of Alexandria, the route is single-lane and leads through densely wooded areas to Ruston, where Interstate 20 intersects. From this point, US 167 joins US 63 to the Arkansas border. TheUS 167 in Arkansas then continues to Little Rock.
US 167 was created in 1926 and then ended at Colfax, northwest of Alexandria. In 1931 the southern terminus was changed to Alexandria and in 1949 to Abbeville. The Pineville Expressway around Alexandria was built in 1963 and extended northwards in the 1970s. US 167 was then routed over this highway. In 1984, I-49 opened between Lafayette and Opelousas, over which US 167 is routed.
Every day, 19,000 vehicles drive between Abbeville and Lafayette, rising to 45,000 vehicles in Lafayette. From Opelousas to Ville Platte, 8,000 vehicles and 2,200 vehicles drove north to Lecompte. 57,000 vehicles drove on the Alexandria bypass, dropping to 29,000 vehicles in the north of the city. 11,000 vehicles drove north of Alexandria, descending to 3,000 south of Winnfield. There were 4,600 to 6,000 vehicles south of Ruston.
US 171 in Louisiana
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US 171 is a US Highway, located in the US state of Louisiana. The road forms a north-south route through the west of the state from Lake Charles to Shreveport and is 295 kilometers long.
US 171 is located entirely in the state of Louisiana and begins at Interstate 10 in Lake Charles and ends at Interstate 20 in Shreveport. The route parallels the Texas border, via Moss Bluff, DeRidderk, Leesville, Zwolle, and Mansfield. Quite a few parts are a divided highway with 2×2 lanes, but no highway.
US 171 was created in 1926 and the route has not changed substantially since then. Because no Interstate Highway was built parallel to it, quite a few sections of US 171 were widened to 4 lanes, especially in the 1990s.
Every day, 20,000 vehicles drive north of Lake Charles and 5,800 vehicles south of DeRidder. Around Zwolle, 2,800 to 3,600 vehicles and 14,000 vehicles drove between Mansfield and Shreveport.