Hurricane Evacuation Route Road Sign

Description
As Hurricane Katrina approached in August 2005, over 80 percent of the residents of New Orleans fled the city during the mandatory evacuation. Thousands of residents, however, could not or would not leave.
Location
Currently not on view

Object Details

Data Source
National Museum of American History
fabricator
New Orleans Department of Public Works
Associated Date
2005
Physical Description
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/16 in x 36 in; .15875 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name
sign