Driving Directions to 15th Judicial District/Lafayette Parish Courthouse

The 15th Judicial District/Lafayette Parish Courthouse is located just a couple of miles from I-10 and I-49, the east-west and north-south corridors that traverse almost the entire State of Louisiana from  the Mississippi and Texas borders, and the Arkansas border to just a couple miles from the Gulf of Mexico coastline.

 

Driving northwest on US Hwy. 90 from New Iberia, Franklin, Patterson, Morgan City, and Houma

 

If you are driving northwest on US Highway 90 toward Lafayette from the areas of New Iberia, Franklin, Patterson, Morgan City, and Houma, continue on US 90 until you reach Johnston Street/Louisiana Avenue.  Johnston becomes Louisiana Avenue on the right, and becomes Johnston Street on the right, as it intersects with US 90. Turn left onto Johnston Street, drive approximately 1/2 mile and turn right on East Main Street.  Stay on East Main Street and you will arrive at a T-intersection with Buchanan Street.  The courthouse, which is seven stories tall, will be directly in front of you, with your vehicle facing the courthouse itself.

 

Driving north on La. Hwy. 167 from Maurice, Abbeville, and Kaplan

 

If you are driving north on La. Hwy. 167 toward Lafayette from the areas of Maurice, Abbeville, and Kaplan, drive into Lafayette in the left lane of Hwy. 167 until you reach East Main Street.  Turn left onto East Main Street and stay on East Main Street until you arrive at a T-intersection with Buchanan Street.  The courthouse, which is seven stories tall, will be directly in front of you, with your vehicle facing the courthouse itself.

  

Driving south on I-49 from Opelousas, Alexandria, Shreveport, and Monroe

 

If you are driving south on I-49 toward Lafayette from the areas of Opelousas, Alexandria, Shreveport, and Monroe, I-49 turns into US 90/Evangeline Thruway.  You continue southbound until you reach Johnston Street/Louisiana Avenue.  Johnston becomes Louisiana Avenue on the left, and becomes Johnston Street on the right, as it intersects with US 90. Turn right onto Johnston Street, drive approximately 1/2 mile and turn right on East Main Street.  Stay on East Main Street and you will arrive at a T-intersection with Buchanan Street.  The courthouse, which is seven stories tall, will be directly in front of you, with your vehicle facing the courthouse itself.

 

Driving west on I-10 from Baton Rouge and New Orleans

 

If you are driving west on I-10 toward Lafayette from the areas of Baton Rouge and New Orleans, take the Lafayette exit onto I-49.  I-49 turns into US 90/Evangeline Thruway, and you continue southbound until you reach Johnston Street/Louisiana Avenue.  Johnston becomes Louisiana Avenue on the left, and becomes Johnston Street on the right, as it intersects with US 90. Turn right on Johnston Street, drive approximately 1/2 mile and turn right on East Main Street.  Stay on East Main Street and you will arrive at a T-intersection with Buchanan Street.  The courthouse, which is seven stories tall, will be directly in front of you, with your vehicle facing the courthouse itself.

 

Driving east on I-10 from Crowley, Lake Charles, and Houston

 

If you are driving east on I-10 toward Lafayette from the areas of Crowley, Lake Charles, and Houston, take the Lafayette exit onto  I-49/Evangeline Thrwy. I-49 turns into US 90/Evangeline Thruway, and you continue southbound until you reach Johnston Street/Louisiana Avenue.  Johnston becomes Louisiana Avenue on the left, and becomes Johnston Street on the right, as it intersects with US 90. Turn right on Johnston Street, drive approximately 1/2 mile and turn right on East Main Street.  Stay on East Main Street and you will arrive at a T-intersection with Buchanan Street.  The courthouse, which is seven stories tall, will be directly in front of you, with your vehicle facing the courthouse itself.

Driving Directions to United States Federal Courthouse for the Western District

The United States Federal Courthouse for the Western District is also located just a couple of miles from I-10 and I-49.  I-10 runs east-west across the entire State of Louisiana from the Mississippi to Texas borders.  I-49 runs north-south across the entire State of Louisiana from the Arkansas border to just a couple miles from the Gulf of Mexico coastline.

 

Driving northwest on US Hwy. 90 from New Iberia, Franklin, Patterson, Morgan City, and Houma

 

If you are driving northwest on US Highway 90 toward Lafayette from the areas of New Iberia, Franklin, Patterson, Morgan City, and Houma, continue on US 90 (which becomes Evangeline Thrwy. as it passes through downtown Lafayette) until you reach Second Street. Turn left on Second Street, stay in the middle of three lanes, and cross the railroad tracks as Second Street turns into Congress Street.  Continue down Congress until you see Lafayette Street on your left, just past the Lafayette Public Library.  Turn left on Lafayette Street and the courthouse will be on your right about 200 yards from Congress Street.  It is all white and has two huge female head-busts in front of the courthouse, with parking available to the right of the courthouse itself, if you were standing facing the courthouse from Lafayette Street.

 

Driving north on La. Hwy. 167 from Maurice, Abbeville, and Kaplan

 

If you are driving north on La. Hwy. 167 toward Lafayette from the areas of Maurice, Abbeville, and Kaplan, drive into Lafayette in the left lane of Hwy. 167 until you reach University Avenue.  Turn left onto University Avenue, merge immediately into the right lane of University Avenue and then turn right onto Lafayette Street.  The courthouse will be on your left about 1/2 mile from University Avenue.  It is all white and has two huge female head-busts in front of the courthouse, with parking available to the right of the courthouse itself, if you were standing facing the courthouse from Lafayette Street.

  

Driving south on I-49 from Opelousas, Alexandria, Shreveport, and Monroe

 

If you are driving south on I-49 toward Lafayette from the areas of Opelousas, Alexandria, Shreveport, and Monroe, continue on I-49 (which becomes US 90/Evangeline Thrwy. in downtown Lafayette) until you reach Second Street. Turn right on Second Street, stay in the middle of three lanes, and cross the railroad tracks as Second Street turns into Congress Street.  Continue down Congress until you see Lafayette Street on your left, just past the Lafayette Public Library.  Turn left on Lafayette Street and the courthouse will be on your right about 200 yards from Congress Street.  It is all white and has two huge female head-busts in front of the courthouse, with parking available to the right of the courthouse itself, if you were standing facing the courthouse from Lafayette Street.

 

Driving west on I-10 from Baton Rouge and New Orleans

 

If you are driving west on I-10 toward Lafayette from the areas of Baton Rouge and New Orleans, take the Lafayette exit onto I-49 (which becomes US 90/Evangeline Thrwy. in downtown Lafayette) until you reach Second Street. Turn right on Second Street and cross the railroad tracks as Second Street turns into Congress Street.  Continue down Congress until you see Lafayette Street on your left, just past the Lafayette Public Library.  Turn left on Lafayette Street and the courthouse will be on your right about 200 yards from Congress Street.  It is all white and has two huge female head-busts in front of the courthouse, with parking available to the right of the courthouse itself, if you were standing facing the courthouse from Lafayette Street.

 

Driving east on I-10 from Crowley, Lake Charles, and Houston

 

If you are driving east on I-10 toward Lafayette from the areas of Crowley, Lake Charles, and Houston, take the Lafayette exit onto I-49 (which becomes US 90/Evangeline Thrwy. in downtown Lafayette) until you reach Second Street. Turn right on Second Street and cross the railroad tracks as Second Street turns into Congress Street.  Continue down Congress until you see Lafayette Street on your left, just past the Lafayette Public Library.  Turn left on Lafayette Street and the courthouse will be on your right about 200 yards from Congress Street.  It is all white and has two huge female head-busts in front of the courthouse, with parking available to the right of the courthouse itself, if you were standing facing the courthouse from Lafayette Street.