U.S. Route 61 Business (West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana)

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Business
U.S. Highway 61 marker

U.S. Highway 61 Business
Route information
Maintained by Louisiana DOTD
Length: 2.44 mi (3.93 km)
Existed: 1955 – present
Major junctions
South end: LA 10 / US 61 south of St. Francisville
  LA 1263 in St. Francisville. The former route of LA 10, it dead ends at the Mississippi River.
North end: US 61 north of St. Francisville
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 3056 LA 3057 LA 3059

U.S. Highway 61 Business (US 61 Bus.), officially known as Louisiana Highway 3057 (LA 3057) is a state highway in Louisiana that serves West Feliciana Parish. It spans 2.44 miles (3.93 km) in a south to north direction. It is signed as both LA 3057 and US 61 Business, consisting of the old U.S. 61 route.

Route description[edit]

From the south, LA 3057/US 61 BUS begins at an intersection with U.S. 61 and LA 10, and heads north into downtown St. Francisville. It meets the old LA 10 alignment at a signaled intersection, which originally was paired with LA 3057/US 61 BUS for a short distance before turning to the east.

LA 3057/US 61 BUS continues north to its current terminus at US 61, just south of The Myrtles Plantation, a historic home famous for its many reported ghosts.

LA 3057/US 61 BUS is an undivided, two-lane highway for its entire length.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire highway is in West Feliciana Parish.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
St. Francisville 0.00 0.00 US 61 / LA 10
  1.04 1.67 LA 1263 Old alignment of LA 10; is currently signed as LA 1258, not 1263
  1.42 2.29 Jackson Street to US 61 / LA 10 Old alignment of LA 10, is still signed as such
  2.44 3.93 US 61
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing