Louisiana Highway 1240

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Louisiana Highway 1240 marker

Louisiana Highway 1240
Route information
Maintained by Louisiana DOTD
Length: 7.51 mi (12.09 km)
Existed: 1955 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 71
North end: LA 122 in Verda
Location
Parishes: Grant
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 1239 LA 1241

Louisiana Highway 1240 (LA 1240) is a state highway in Louisiana that serves Grant Parish. It spans 7.51 miles (12.09 km) in a north-to-south direction.

Route description[edit]

From the south, LA 1240 starts at an intersection with US 71 near Nantachie Lake, between Colfax and Montgomery. It travels in a northern direction, passing through hills and forest. It ends at an intersection with LA 122, which if taken east will meet LA 471.

LA 122 is an undivided, two-lane highway for its entire length. Before the 1955 renumbering, LA 1240 was State Route 1432.

Louisiana Highway 122, pre-1955.
The original state route numbers, along with LA 1240 (old LA 1432) through Verda, Louisiana.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire highway is in Grant Parish.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 US 71 Southern termimus
Verda 7.51 12.09 LA 122 Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

Portal icon Louisiana portal Portal icon U.S. Roads portal

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing