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. Touch 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); Fannie C. Williams / Valena C. Jones Elementary School (approx. 2 miles away); The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana
Additional keywords. Engineering disasters, man-made disasters
Categories. • Disasters •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2011, by A. Jayne Avery of New Orleans, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 801 times since then. Last updated on August 13, 2011, by Sandy Rosenthal of New Orleans, Louisiana. Photos: 1. submitted on August 9, 2011. 2. submitted on September 4, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.