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Summary of Noise Barriers Constructed by December 31, 2010

Noise Barrier Construction Material Average Unit Cost by Height

Material Average Unit Cost
(2010 $/Square Foot)
Height Concrete Block Wood Metal Berm Brick Combination Absorptive All Mat'ls
>=30 Feet 100 5 36 17 9 0 100 0 267
27-29 feet 30 0 0 0 0 0 17 27 27
24-26 feet 21 13 23 22 3 0 14 17 21
21-23 feet 32 0 35 0 4 0 16 24 30
18-20 feet 32 30 16 15 12 23 21 26 28
15-17 feet 29 27 21 17 6 30 19 34 26
12-14 feet 29 23 22 16 6 34 23 27 26
9-11 feet 31 26 19 26 6 36 23 42 26
6-8 feet 24 21 22 21 8 36 25 23 22
<6 Feet 48 3 2 2 9 0 1 0 66
 
ALL 11,227 3,848 1,277 499 388 128 2,352 363 20,310

NOTE:
Square feet of noise barriers constructed with 'Other' materials - 1,946,829
Costing approximately - $34 per square foot

Updated: 7/11/2012
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