Louisiana Highway 9

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Louisiana Highway 9 marker

Louisiana Highway 9
Route information
Maintained by Louisiana DOTD
Length: 100.42 mi (161.61 km)
Existed: 1955 renumbering – present
Major junctions
South end: US 71 / US 84 in Campti
  LA 4 in Lucky
I‑20 / US 80 in Arcadia
North end: US 79 in Homer
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 8 I‑10

Louisiana Highway 9 (LA 9) is a state highway that serves Natchitoches Parish, Bienville Parish, and Claiborne Parish in north Louisiana. It spans 100.42 miles (161.61 km), running a north–south route.

Route description[edit]

LA 9 begins at a junction with U.S. Route 71/U.S. Route 84 in Campti as a two lane, undivided road heading northeast. LA 9 continues through Black Lake, the Creston community, and Readhimer before it merges with Louisiana Highway 155 in Saline but splits when LA 155 turns westward, and LA 9 continues northward. LA 9 also intersects Louisiana Highway 4 in Lucky and Louisiana Highway 507 in Bienville. While in Bienville Parish, LA 9 runs through Bryceland and Arcadia. In Arcadia, LA 9 intersects Interstate 20 before entering Claiborne Parish. While in Claiborne Parish, LA 9 passes through Athens and Homer, where LA 9 intersects U.S. Route 79 and Louisiana Highway 2. LA 9 continues northward, where it ends at a merging with U.S. Route 167 in Junction City.