Louisiana Highway 3158

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Louisiana Highway 3158 marker

Louisiana Highway 3158
Route information
Maintained by Louisiana DOTD
Length: 2.27 mi (3.65 km)
Major junctions
South end: I‑12 east of Hammond
North end: US 190 east of Hammond
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 3156 LA 3159

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).

Route description[edit]

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.

Construction of the roundabout at junction of LA 3158 and LA 1067, viewed approaching from the south on LA 3158.

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.

In 2010 the four-way stop intersection of LA 3158 and LA 1067 was rebuilt as a roundabout without stop signs.

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.

Major junctions[edit]

The entire highway is in Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish.

Mile km Destinations Notes
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

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing