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Construction Noise Handbook


Table of Contents

NTIS No. PB2006-109102

Final Report
August 2006

Five pictures, clockwise from top right; 1) several cranes and cement trucks working on a highway widening project, 2) a bubble curtain enclosing a pile, providing noise reduction to marine life, 3) a backhoe loader working in a rural setting, 4) a front end loader driving over large rocks, an 5) a highway realignment project with dump trucks and loaders present.

Prepared for:

U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
Office of Natural and Human Environment
Washington, D.C. 20590

Prepared by:

U.S. Department of Transportation
Research and Innovative Technology Administration
John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Environmental Measurement and Modeling Division, Acoustics Facility
Cambridge, MA 02142

Updated: 7/5/2011
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