The Minden Split (Almost)

US 79 and US 80 concurrence ends at Minden, La.
Photo courtesy of David Backlin (taken October 2004)

From west to east, a long concurrence of US 79 and US 80 through northwest Louisiana begins west of Shreveport and goes to Minden, where the two routes split. However, a block away from this point, "Truck" US 79 joins US 80 for another short concurrence.