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.
Date of Installation:
October 20, 1990
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Acadiana Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association
Memorial War Era(s):
1908 Atchafalaya River Hwy. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Published on July 25, 2017