Louisiana Highway 3158
|Maintained by Louisiana DOTD|
|Length:||2.27 mi (3.65 km)|
|South end:||I-12 east of Hammond|
|North end:||US 190 east of Hammond|
Louisiana Highway 3158 (LA 3158) is a state highway in Louisiana that serves Tangipahoa Parish. It spans 2.27 miles (3.65 km) in a south to north direction. It is known locally as Booker Road south of I-12 and as Airport Road north of I-12 (shortly south of the I-12 interchange, nonetheless, Booker Road reverts to maintenance by Tangipahoa Parish and continues without being a state highway).
LA 3158 begins at a diamond interchange with I-12 (Exit 43). It heads north and intersects LA 1067 (Old Covington Road) and ends at US 190 just east of Hammond and south of the Hammond Municipal Airport.
LA 3158 is an undivided, two lane highway for its entire length except for a multilane stretch at the I-12 interchange and an adjacent truckstop.
As a due south-north road in Louisiana, LA 3158 is an anomaly. Since the 1955 Louisiana Highway renumbering, Louisiana highways with cardinal south-north direction have been designated by odd numbers; an even number such as "3158" should be on a road with cardinal direction west-east. The anomaly is all-the-more stark in that LA 3158 is as straight as an arrow south-north throughout. Additionally, it intersects LA 1067 at a right angle, the cardinal direction of 1067 being west-east, which should bear an even number. The roundabout occurs at what may be the state's sole example of the meeting of two diametrically misnumbered roads.
|0.00||0.00||I-12||Southern terminus; Exit 43 (I-12)|
|1.2||1.9||LA 1067 (Old Covington Highway)||Western terminus of LA 1067|
|2.27||3.65||US 190||Northern terminus|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi