Louisiana Highway 28

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Louisiana Highway 28 marker

Louisiana Highway 28
Route information
Maintained by Louisiana DOTD
Length: 80.59 mi (129.70 km)
Existed: 1955 renumbering – present
Major junctions
West end: US 171 in Leesville
  US 167 in Pineville
I-49 in Alexandria
East end: US 84 in Catahoula Parish
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 27 LA 29

Louisiana Highway 28 (LA 28) is a state highway in Louisiana. It spans 80.59 miles (129.70 km) and runs from west to east. The highway has its beginning in Leesville and it ends in Alexandria. LA 28 is almost completed as a 4 lane divided highway with a 65 miles per hour speed limit. The highway has a bottle neck, and is two lane through an area east of Gardner where Kincaid Lake[1] crosses. The Boundary of Kisatchie National Forest borders this area.[2] LA 28 is a two lane undivided road from east of Pineville to the east end at US 84.

Route description[edit]

From the west, LA 28 begins at an intersection with U.S. Route 171, at the north city limits of Leesville in Vernon Parish, running concurrent with LA 8. LA 8 turns northeast about 5 miles east of Leesville and is called the Slagle road. The highway intersects with LA 121 then LA 465 and a few miles after this enters Rapides Parish then Gardner before entering Alexandria. Between Leesville and Alexandria LA 28 is known as the Alexandria highway. In Alexandria LA 28 is called Coliseum Blvd. LA 28 intersects with MacArthur Drive where signs direct traffic to merge with north McArthur drive and intersect and run concurrent with I-49 south. After merging onto MacArthur Drive BR LA 28 exits and follows through downtown Alexandria city streets. This was the original route until December 2007. Maps do not reflect this change yet. LA 28 exits and merges with U.S 167 east at the Casson Street exit in Pineville and becomes a part of the Pineville Expressway, which proceeds west along the Fulton Street Bridge, named for Alexander Fulton, the founder of Alexandria. This bridge links LA 28 over the Red River between Pineville and Alexandria. LA 28 exits at Holloway Prairie Road and continues east. Shortly after intersecting with LA 115, LA 28 enters La Salle Parish. East of Walters, LA 28 enters Catahoula Parish. LA 28 terminates at US 84 Between Walters and Archie.

Business route[edit]

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Louisiana Highway 28
Location: Alexandria
Length: 2.82 mi (4.54 km)

Louisiana Business Highway 28 (BR LA 28) is a 2.82-mile (4.54 km) highway in Alexandria, Louisiana. It runs from west to east. BR LA 28 is for the whole part a two-lane undivided series of city streets that runs through downtown Alexandria. From the west, BR LA 28 begins at an intersection of MacArthur Drive and LA 28 as Monroe Street. At Bolton Avenue, also LA 1, BR LA 28 turn southeast intersects with U.S. Route 167 Business and U.S. Route 165 Business. BR LA 28 travels under I-49 and intersects and terminates at the combined LA 28 and US 167.

The entire highway is in Alexandria, Rapides Parish.

Mile km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 71 / US 165 / LA 28
1.40 2.25
LA 1 north (Bolton Avenue) / US 165 Bus. south – Boyce
West end of LA 1/US 165 Bus. concurrency
1.72 2.77
LA 1208-3 south (Jackson Street) / US 165 Bus. north
East end of US 165 Bus. concurrency
2.14 3.44
US 167 Bus.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Kincaid Lake
  2. ^ Kisatchie National Forest Kisatchie National Forest

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