Louisiana Highway 500

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Louisiana Highway 500 marker

Louisiana Highway 500
Route information
Maintained by Louisiana DOTD
Length: 24.74 mi (39.82 km)
Existed: 1955 – present
Major junctions
West end: US 167 at Packton
  LA 472
US 165 at Georgetown
LA 502
LA 1230
To US 165
East end: US 84 to Jena
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 499 LA 501

Louisiana Highway 500 (LA 500) is a state highway in Louisiana. It spans 24.72 miles (39.78 km), serving Grant and Lasalle parishes.

Route description[edit]

LA 500 begins near the parish line between Grant and Winn parishes, favoring Grant for its route. LA 500 travels east through the Kisatchie National Forest, joining LA 472 for a short distance. After splitting from LA 472, LA 500 enters the small town of Georgetown, meeting US 165. It crosses US 165 and turns north at an intersection with LA 502, soon meeting LA 1230.

LA 500 then turns to the east, while a short signed section travels to the north to meet US 165. LA 500 then enters Lasalle Parish, ending after a short distance at an intersection with US 84.

LA 500 is an undivided, two-lane road for its entire route. Before the 1955 Louisiana Highway renumbering, LA 500 was known as State Route 108. A portion of LA 500 between its junction with LA 502 and LA 1230 is an original piece of US 165. Therefore, LA 500 was also signed as State Route 14, and later State Route 2115.

Junction list[edit]

Parish Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Grant Packton 0.0 0.0 US 167 Western terminus
  5.4 8.7 LA 472 Joins LA 472 for short distance
Georgetown 12.1 19.5 US 165
12.3 19.8 LA 502
12.8 20.6 LA 1230
12.9 20.8 To US 165
La Salle   24.72 39.78 US 84 – Jena Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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