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001 Reagan, Jerry A., Grant, Charles A. Special Report Highway Construction Noise: Measurement, Prediction and Mitigation. Washington, DC: FHWA, 1977.
002 Report of the 1977 Symposium on Highway Construction Noise. Report No. FHWA TS-77-211. Cranford, NJ: Dames & Moore, 1977.
003 Sevin, Ali.F. Technical Advisory T-6160.2 Analysis of Highway Construction Noise. Washington, DC: March 13, 1984.
004 Highway Traffic Noise Analysis and Abatement Policy and Guidance. Washington, DC: FHWA, June 1995.
006 Lee, Cynthia S.Y., Gregg G. Fleming. Measurement of Highway-Related Noise. Report No. FHWA-PD-96-046 and DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-96-5. Cambridge, MA: John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Acoustics Facility, May 1996.
007 Staiano, Michael A. Experience Predicting Construction Site Noise. Presentation M99478 at Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. Washington, DC: January 2000.
008 Knauer, Harvey S., Soren Pedersen, Cynthia S.Y. Lee, Gregg G. Fleming. FHWA Highway Noise Barrier Design Handbook. Report No. FHWA-EP-00-005 and DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-00-01. Cambridge, MA: John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Acoustics Facility, February 2000.
009 Thalheimer, Erich. "Construction noise control program and mitigation strategy at the Central Artery/Tunnel Project". Noise Control Engineering, Boston, MA: September-October 2000.
010 Eaton, Stewart. Construction Noise. Workers' Compensation Board of BC. Vancouver, BC: February 2000.
011 Chapter 7 of Reference 006.
012 "Controlling Noise on Construction Sites." Best Practice Guide for Construction Noise Control. Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America, Washington, DC: 2005.
013 "Quieting Your Construction Site". Best Practice Guide for Construction Noise Control. Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America, Washington, DC: 2005.
014 Transit Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment. Final Report. Washington, DC: Harris Miller Miller & Hanson, Inc., Federal Transit Administration, May 2006.
015 The RTA Environmental Noise Management Manual. RTA-Pub.01.124. Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales. Haymarket, NSW, Australia: December 2001.
016 Construction sites. New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority. NSW, Australia: August 15, 2002.
017 "Directive 2000/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 May 2000". Official Journal of the European Communities. Brussels: May 8, 2000.
018 Model Noise Ordinance. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ: Undated.
019 Community Noise Impact Assessment Component, Sea to Sky Highway Improvement Project. Wakefield Associates Ltd., British Columbia Ministry of Transportation, Vancouver, BC: November 2002.
020 A Guide to Understanding Air Quality and Traffic Noise. Connecticut Department of Transportation. Newington, CT: August 1998.
021 Environmental Re-Evaluation Checklist. State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. Anchorage, AK: October 15, 1904.
022 Division 100 Special Provisions. Arkansas Department of Transportation. Little Rock, AR: Undated.
023 Construction Noise Control Specification 721.560. Central Artery/Tunnel Project, Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, Boston, MA: 2002.
025 Highway Design Manual Chapter 1100 – Highway Traffic Noise Abatement. California Department of Transportation, Sacramento, CA: November 1, 2001.
027 Draft Palmdale Water Reclamation Plant 2025 Plan and EIR – Chapter 17 Noise. City of Palmdale, CA: April 2005.
028 Contract Specification Section 1.10 – Environmental Compliance. Connecticut Department of Transportation. Newington, CT: Undated.
029 Patton, C.W., Benson, W., Kirkland, J., Ronk, L., Rudman, B., Samis, R., and Staiano, M. Construction Noise Control Technology Initiatives. Technical Report No. 1789. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC: September 1980.
030 Taft, E. P., Cook, T. C., Brown, N. A., Ronafalvy, J. P., and Haberland, M. W. "Developments in the Use of Infrasound for Protecting Fish at Water Intakes", Proceedings – North American Water and Environment Congress, Anaheim, CA: June 22-28, 1996.
031 Dufour, Patricia A. Effects of Noise on Wildlife and Other Animals – Review of Research Since 1971. Report EPA 550/9-80-100. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC: July 1980.
032 Memphis State University. Effects of Noise on Wildlife and Other Animals. Report NTID300.5. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC: December 31, 1971.
033 Information on Levels of Environmental Noise Requisite to Protect Public Health and Welfare with an Adequate Margin of Safety. Report No. 550/9-74-004. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC: March 1974.
035 Resource Information Webpage. Federal Transit Administration. Washington, DC: Undated. Accessible through FTA website http://www.fta.dot.gov.
036 WAPORA, Inc. Fish Passage Studies at the Racine and New Martinsville Hydroelectric Projects – Hydroacoustic and Acoustic Radiation Monitoring. City of Martinsville and Ohio Power Company. City of Martinsville, WV: May 1987.
039 Technical Memorandum on Noise from Construction Work in Designated Areas. The Government of the Hong Kong, Environmental Protection Department. Hong Kong, China: July 2001.
040 Environmental Noise. The Government of the Hong Kong, Environmental Protection Department. Hong Kong, China: July 2001.
041 Technical Memorandum on Noise from Construction Work Other than Percussive Piling. The Government of the Hong Kong, Environmental Protection Department. Hong Kong, China: February 1998.
042 Technical Memorandum on Noise from Percussive Piling. The Government of the Hong Kong, Environmental Protection Department. Hong Kong, China: June 1997.
046 Petrie, Frank S. Mukilteo Tower Repair Phase 2 – Application of Bubble Curtain to Mitigate Effects of Pile Driving On Fish. Washington State Ferries: 2003.
047 Environmental Assessment - Fire Management Plan, Chapter 4: Environmental Consequences (Section 4.2.9). Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. National Park Service, Washington, DC: Undated.
051 Noise Guide for Local Governments. New South Wales Environmental Protection Agency. New South Wales, Australia: Undated.
052 Protective Noise Levels (Condensed Version of EPA Levels Document).
053 I-476 Construction Project, Construction Noise Language Excerpted from 1988 Specifications and Special Provisions. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. St. Davids, PA: 1988.
054 Taft, E.P., Winchell, F. C., Amaral, S. V., Brown, N. A., Ranafalvy, J. P., and Haverland, M. W. "Recent Advances in Sonic Fish Deterrence." Waterpower 95, Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydropower, San Francisco, California: July 25-28, 1995.
055 Kinney, Bernard, Jr.
057 Tacoma Narrows Bridge Project – Draft Communications Strategy, Nighttime Construction Noise.
058 Tacoma Narrows Bridge Project – Operations Plan for Nighttime Construction Noise > Supplement 1 - Concrete Batch Plant Monitoring. Washington State DOT, Gig Harbor, WA: November 6, 2003.
059 Circular NN/31/03/2004 - Noise Act 1996 (as amended by the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003). Defra Publications, London, England: 2004.
060 Kern, Fred R. Under Water Noise Measurements in the Charles River. Massachusetts Highway Department - Central Artery/Tunnel Project, Boston, MA: February 1998.
061 Keevin, Thomas M., and Hempen, Gregory L. The Environmental Effects of Underwater Explosions with Methods to Mitigate Impacts. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis, MO: August 1997.
062 Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.. Final Report – Roadway Pavement Grinding Noise Study. Utah Department of Transportation, Salt Lake City, UT: July 2003.
063 Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.. Final Report – Roadway Pavement Grinding Noise Study. Utah Department of Transportation, Salt Lake City, UT: November 2000.
064 Advanced Engineering Acoustics. Draft Construction Noise Threshold Criteria and Control Measures. County of Ventura, CA: May 2002.
065 Neitzel, Rick. The Construction Noise Control Partnership. University of Washington, Department of Environmental Health, Seattle, WA: Undated.
066 Neitzel, Rick. Construction Noise Control Efforts and Opportunities – Presentation . University of Washington, Department of Environmental Health, Seattle, WA: Undated.
067 Noise Emission Standards for Construction Equipment. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Volume 16, Part 204. Washington, DC: July 1, 1998.
068 WSDOT Environmental Procedures Manual, Section 446. Washington State Department of Transportation, September 2002.
069 Tacoma Narrows Bridge Project Night Construction Activities. Web-based Information. Washington State Department of Transportation, Tacoma, WA: July 2004. Accessible via WADOT website at http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/sr16narrowsbridge/nightwork/
070 Environmental criteria for road traffic noise. Environmental Protection Authority, Sydney South, Australia: May 1999.
071 Chapter 12 – Noise and Vibration During Construction from Reference 014.
072 Description of the FTA General Noise Evaluation Spreadsheet. Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC: June 20, 2005.
073 Harris Miller Miller and Hanson, Inc. FTA Excel Spreadsheet. Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC: 1997.
074 Harris Miller Miller and Hanson, Inc. FTA Quattro Pro 6 Spreadsheet. Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC: 1997.
075 Harris Miller Miller and Hanson, Inc. FTA Lotus 123 Spreadsheet. Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC: 1997.
076 Legislation for the Management of Noise. Environment Hong Kong 2005, Environmental Protection Department. Hong Kong, China: 2005.
077 Noise Control Ordinance Form. Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong, China: November 23, 2005.
078 Code of Practice on Good Management Practice to Prevent Violation of the Noise Control Ordinance (Chapter 400) (for Construction Industry). Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong, China: Undated.
079 Reiter, Darlene, Bowlby, William, Herman, Lloyd, and Boyer, Jim. Traffic Noise in Montana: Community Awareness and Recommendations for a Rural State. Montana Department of Transportation, Helena, MT: July 2004.
080 Noise from Construction Sites (Sections 6 to 8 and 8A). The Government of the Hong Kong, Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong, China: March 26, 2002.
081 An Administrative System on the Use of Quality Powered Mechanical Equipment (QPME). The Government of the Hong Kong, Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong, China: October 21, 2005.
082 Special Provision for Construction Noise Control. Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA: January 17, 2005.
083/084 Reherman, Clay N., Rochat, Judith L., Thalheimer, Erich S., Lau, Michael C., Fleming, Gregg G., Ferroni, Mark, and Corbisier, Christopher. Roadway Construction Noise Model (RCNM) Users' Guide and Model. Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC: January 2006.
085 Fundamentals and Abatement of Highway Traffic Noise. Report No. FHWA-HHI-HEV-73-7976-1, National Highway Institute, Washington, DC: June 1973.
086 Lau, Michael C., Lee, Cynthia S. Y., Rochat, Judith L., Boeker, Eric R., and Fleming, Gregg G. FHWA Traffic Noise Model® User's Guide (Version 2.5 Addendum). John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA: April 2004.
090 Lau, Michael C., Lee, Cynthia S. Y., Rochat, Judith L., Boeker, Eric R., Fleming, Gregg G., Cummins, Kevin L., and Ruggiero, Joseph. FHWA Traffic Noise Model® Version 2.5 Look-Up Tables. John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA: December 2004.
091 Bowlby, W. and Cohn, L. F. Highway Construction Noise – Environmental Assessment and Abatement. Volume 1 – Executive Summary and Simplified Prediction Methods. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN: May 1982.
092 High-Speed Ground Transportation Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment. HMMH Report No. 293630-4. Washington, DC: Harris Miller Miller & Hanson, Inc. for Parsons Transportation Group, Federal Railroad Administration, October 2005.
093 Description of the FRA HSR Initial Noise Evaluation Spreadsheet. Harris Miller Miller & Hanson, Inc., Federal Railroad Administration, Washington, DC: 2003
098 Construction and the City of Alexandria. Newsletter. Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project. Alexandria, VA: March 2005
099 Construction and Fairfax County. Newsletter. Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project. Alexandria, VA: June 2005
100 Construction and Prince George's County. Newsletter. Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project. Alexandria, VA: April 2005
102 Rochat, Judith L. Effects of Realistic Ocean Features on Sonic Boom Noise Penetration Into the Ocean: A Computational Analysis – Chapter 4: Sound Levels Under Water. Doctorial Thesis. The Pennsylvania State University. University Park, PA: 1998.
103 Mero, Robert. Excerpts from Noise-Related Information Provided by Bob Mero. Colorado Department of Transportation. May 2006.
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