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1997 Environmental Excellence Awards

For Excellence in Noise Abatement

S.R. 581 (I-81 Connector) Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Gannett Fleming, Inc.

This highway is an example of integrating noise abatement features into a project while enhancing the natural environment. The designer was able to incorporate the best features of noise control while retaining architectural enhancements that help promote a sense of community. Gannett Fleming's engineers interacted with the community and incorporated public concerns and comments into the project. The project minimizes the impact of highway traffic noise to the community. This award acknowledges the designer's ability to promote, support, and create excellent designs and plans that provide innovative noise abatement features in the highway environment.

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