Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Monument

Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Monument

The monument was installed on October 20, 1990 by the Acadiana Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association to honor the service of all airborne military personnel. The monument is located at the Atchafalaya Welcome Center at mile marker 121 on Interstate 10 (1908 Atchafalaya River Hwy., Breaux Bridge, Louisiana 70517). The monument commemorates the naming of the 18.5 mile elevated bridge on I-10 over the Atchafalaya Swamp as the "Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge" by the Louisiana State Legislature on July 10, 1989.

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Date of Installation:

October 20, 1990

Organization Responsible for Installation:

Acadiana Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association

Memorial War Era(s):

Persian Gulf
Panama
Lebanon/Grenada
Vietnam
Korea
WWII

Location:

1908 Atchafalaya River Hwy. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Monument

Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Monument

Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Monument

Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Monument

 

Published on July 25, 2017