Louisiana Highway 949

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Louisiana Highway 949 marker

Louisiana Highway 949
Route information
Length: 0.94 mi (1.51 km)
Existed: 1955 – 1960
Major junctions
West end: LA 425 (Staring Lane)
East end: LA 427 (Perkins Road)
Highway system
  • Louisiana Highway System
LA 948 LA 950

Louisiana Highway 949 (LA 949) was a state highway in Louisiana that served East Baton Rouge Parish. It spanned 0.94 miles (1.51 km) in a west to east direction, and was located completely within the city limits of Baton Rouge. It is known as Hyacinth Avenue.

Route description[edit]

LA 949 provided a two-lane alternative to Perkins Road, and was used as a residential road. It was formerly a portion of Perkins Road, which was realigned in 1951.

It was an undivided, two-lane highway for its entire length.


The state highway was established in the 1955 renumbering. The road was turned over to city control in 1960.

Major junctions[edit]

The entire highway was in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Mile km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 LA 425 (Staring Lane) Western terminus
0.9 1.4 LA 427 (Perkins Road) Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing