Louisiana Highway 3184
|Maintained by Louisiana DOTD|
|North end:||LA 725 (Renaud Road)|
| Interstate 10
U.S. Highway 90 (Cameron Street)
Ambassador Caffery Parkway
|South end:||LA 3025 (North College Road)|
LA 3184 is a major thoroughfare in Lafayette, Louisiana. It runs from LA 725 (Renaud Road) south to LA 3025 (North College Road), which continues on to U.S. Highway 167 (Johnston Street). North of its junction with Ambassador Caffery Parkway, the road is known as Ambassador Caffery Parkway, named after Ambassador Jefferson Caffery. South of this junction, it is known as Bertrand Drive.
At approximately 1:30AM in the early morning of Saturday, May 17, 2008 six BNSF rail cars derailed underneath the LA 3184, Ambassador Caffery overpass at US 90, Cameron St. Cars carrying hydrochloric acid were damaged, spilling about 10,000 gallons of HCl. A 1-mile (1.6 km) radius around the "hot zone" was put under mandatory evacuation, affecting around 3,000 Lafayette residents. Most of Ambassador was reopened by the evening of Sunday, May 18, when the evacuation order was reduced from 1-mile (1.6 km) to 1,000 ft (300 m) The highway was fully reopened on Monday, May 19 at around 6:00 PM, after officials inspected and deemed the overpass safe.
- LADOTD Official Control Section Map - District 03
- Lafayette Parish Highway Map
- Louisiana State Highway Log
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