Louisiana Highway 640

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Louisiana Highway 640 marker

Louisiana Highway 640
Route information
Maintained by Louisiana DOTD
Length: 2.20 mi (3.54 km)
Major junctions
South end: LA 3127 south of Edgard
North end: LA 44 / LA 53 in Reserve
Parishes: St. John the Baptist
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 639 LA 641

Louisiana Highway 640 (LA 640) is a state highway in Louisiana that serves St. John the Baptist Parish. It spans 2.20 miles (3.54 km) in a south to north direction.

Route description[edit]

From the south, LA 640 begins at an intersection with LA 3127 south of Edgard and just west of West St. John High School. It heads north toward the Mississippi River where it meets LA 18. A few feet to the left of this intersection (in front of the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse), LA 640 crosses the river via the Edgard-Reserve Ferry. The highway ends at the landing on the east bank side at an intersection with LA 44 and LA 53.

With the exception of the ferried portion, is an undivided, two-lane highway for its entire length.

Major junctions[edit]

The entire route is in St. John the Baptist Parish.

Location Mile Junction Notes
Edgard 0.00 LA 3127 Southern terminus
2.1 LA 18 (River Road) Begin LA 18 overlap
2.15 LA 18 (River Road) End LA 18 overlap
Edgard-Reserve Ferry over the Mississippi River
Reserve 2.20 LA 44 (River Road/Jefferson Highway) / LA 53 (Central Avenue) Northern terminus
road continues as LA 53

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing