Louisiana Highway 112

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Louisiana Highway 112 marker

Louisiana Highway 112
Route information
Maintained by Louisiana DOTD
Length: 80.96 mi (130.29 km)
Existed: 1955 renumbering – present
Major junctions
West end: US 171 / US 190 east of DeRidder
  LA 10 in Elizabeth
US 165 in Forest Hill
I‑49 southwest of Lecompte
East end: US 71 / US 167 in Lecompte
Location
Parishes: Beauregard, Allen, Rapides
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 111 LA 113

Louisiana Highway 112 (LA 112) is a state highway in Louisiana. It spans 80.96 miles (130.29 km) and runs from west to east. LA 112 is a mostly rural two lane highway with a maximum speed limit of 55 miles (89 km) per hour. The western terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 171/U.S. Route 190 in Beauregard Parish and the eastern terminus at an intersection with U.S. Route 167/U.S. Route 71 in Rapides Parish. Although the highway runs west to east it meanders through three parishes and on the map appears to make a large S.

Route description[edit]

Beginning at the western terminus LA 112 travels northeast and intersects with LA 113 in Sugartown, enters Allen Parish, and merges running concurrent a short distance with LA 377. LA 113 then intersects with LA 1156, and into Elizabeth, intersecting and running concurrent with LA 10 east a short distance. LA 10 splits continuing east while LA 112 turns north, enters Rapides Parish, merges with LA 113 again at Union Hill. LA 112 swings northwest then north and merges running concurrent with LA 121, intersecting LA 461, and splitting in Hineston. LA 121 continues north to intersect with LA 28 and LA 112 resumes an eastern route, passing through the community of Lisso, intersecting LA 488 then LA 1199, and passes through the communities of Elmer and Melder before intersecting and merging with U.S. 165 south into Forest Hill. LA 112 swings east then northeast, like a large check mark, before resuming an eastern route, passing through the community of Midway, and intersecting Interstate 49, before terminating in Lecompte at an intersection with U.S. 167/ U.S. 71.

History[edit]

LA 112 is an old historic route that traverses through what was once some fairly large sawmill towns. The meandering of the highway through the parishes served, to provide a link to the communities, was also necessitated by the need to cross large creeks and rivers at the best location.

Major intersections[edit]

Parish Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Beauregard   0.0 0.0 US 171 / US 190 – DeRidder, Lake Charles Western terminus
  1.8 2.9 LA 1146 Southern terminus of LA 1146
  10.5 16.9 LA 399 – Cravens Southern terminus of LA 399
Sugartown 15.1 24.3 LA 113 – Pitkin, Reeves
Allen   20.4 32.8 LA 377 south – Grant West end of LA 377 concurrency
  23.3 37.5 LA 377 north – Reids East end of LA 377 concurrency
Elizabeth 30.4 48.9 LA 1156 (Main Street) Northern terminus of LA 1156
  30.8 49.6 LA 10 west – Pitkin West end of LA 10 concurrency
Elizabeth 32.0 51.5 LA 10 east / LA 3206 – Oakdale Northern terminus of LA 3206; east end of LA 10 concurrency
Rapides   36.1 58.1 LA 462 – Westport, Osburn
Union Hill 41.2 66.3 LA 113 – Glenmora, Pitkin
  52.0 83.7 LA 121 west – Leesville West end of LA 121 concurrency
  52.7 84.8 LA 461 – Calcasieu Northern terminus of LA 461
Hineston 53.4 85.9 LA 121 east – Alexandria East end of LA 121 concurrency
  56.8 91.4 LA 488 (Twin Bridges Road) – Alexandria Southern terminus of LA 488
Elmer 58.1 93.5 LA 1199 Southern terminus of LA 1199
  68.1 109.6 LA 497 Northern terminus of LA 497
Bringhurst 69.3 111.5 US 165 north – Alexandria West end of US 165 concurrency
Forest Hill 71.3 114.7 LA 497 north (10th Street) West end of LA 497 concurrency
71.5 115.1 US 165 south – Oakdale East end of US 165 concurrency
71.6 115.2 LA 497 south East end of LA 497 concurrency
  78.1–
78.3
125.7–
126.0
I‑49 – Alexandria, Opelousas Exit 66 on I-49
Lecompte 80.7 129.9 LA 456 (Hardy Street)
80.9 130.2 US 71 / US 167 – Alexandria, Bunkie Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • [1] Louisiana State Highway Log
  • LADOTD Map of Numbered Highways in Louisiana
  • [2] Google Earth