U.S. 84 westbound entering Interstate 59 southbound in eastern Laurel. Collins is shown on this guide sign, as it is the control point for U.S. 84 west of Laurel. Continuing straight takes one on old U.S. 84 to U.S. 11. Photo taken 06/01.
U.S. 84 west & 425 (John R. Junkin Drive) north sink toward the Mississippi River crossing after the intersection with U.S. 84 Business (Canal Street). Photo taken 06/12/04.
Reassurance shields including U.S. 65 north & 84 west posted ahead of the cantilever bridge across the Mississippi. U.S. 65 was truncated in 2005 to Clayton, Louisiana at the request of LADOTD. Signage for U.S. 65 remained through at least 2006 on the overlap with U.S. 84 west. Photo taken 06/12/04.
An abandoned railroad line crosses U.S. 84 west & 425 north ahead of the Mississippi River bridge. Photo taken 06/12/04.
A pair of two-lane cantilever bridges span the Mississippi River between Natchez and Vidalia, Louisiana. The bridges travel 125 feet above the navigation channel at a length of 4,200 feet. The westbound span opened October 1940 and has no shoulders. U.S. 84 & 425's eastbound bridge opened July 1988 and includes a right-hand shoulder.1 Photos taken 06/12/04.