London Avenue Canal Floodwall Breach
In 2008, the US District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, placed responsibility for this floodwall's collapse squarely on the US Army Corps of Engineers; however, the agency is protected from financial liability in the Flood Control Act of 1928.
Erected 2011 by Levees.Org.
Location. 30° 0.456′ N, 90° 4.118′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Warrington Drive and Maribeau Ave., in the median on Warrington Drive. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4902 Warrington Drive, New Orleans LA 70122, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brothers Of The Sacred Heart (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort St. John (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana (approx. 2.1 miles away); In Memory of All American Veterans
Additional keywords. Engineering disasters, man-made disasters
Categories. • Disasters •
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