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Summary of Noise Barriers Constructed by December 31, 2010

Noise Barrier Construction By State

  Square Feet
(Thousands)
  Linear Miles
Alabama 0 Alabama 0.0
Alaska 436,239 Alaska 8.1
Arizona 12,263,125 Arizona 170.8
Arkansas 158,469 Arkansas 2.2
California 33,622,794 California 526.4
Colorado 6,249,008 Colorado 106.5
Connecticut 3,193,682 Connecticut 34.5
Delaware 54,970 Delaware 0.8
District of Colu 0 District of Colu 0.0
Eastern Dir. Fe 149,307 Eastern Dir. Fe 2.5
Florida 13,853,539 Florida 157.8
Georgia 4,399,215 Georgia 51.0
Hawaii 142,936 Hawaii 3.3
Idaho 710,730 Idaho 9.9
Illinois 5,261,761 Illinois 83.2
Indiana 4,314,725 Indiana 54.5
Iowa 662,642 Iowa 9.7
Kansas 567,429 Kansas 7.2
Kentucky 535,808 Kentucky 6.8
Louisiana 1,913,539 Louisiana 23.6
Maine 79,637 Maine 1.0
Maryland 9,967,659 Maryland 97.6
Massachusetts 1,203,776 Massachusetts 16.2
Michigan 4,118,355 Michigan 59.3
Minnesota 10,033,990 Minnesota 112.1
Mississippi 91,500 Mississippi 1.2
Missouri 2,118,391 Missouri 31.2
Montana 50,816 Montana 0.8
Nebraksa 33,520 Nebraksa 0.5
Nebraska 328,389 Nebraska 4.6
Nevada 3,026,536 Nevada 46.1
New Hampshir 832,124 New Hampshir 10.2
New Jersey 9,746,071 New Jersey 100.5
New Mexico 1,221,114 New Mexico 22.4
New York 8,879,632 New York 113.2
North Carolina 3,583,939 North Carolina 38.9
North Dakota 93,952 North Dakota 1.0
Ohio 13,687,866 Ohio 179.5
Okalahoma 79,199 Okalahoma 1.2
Oklahoma 765,889 Oklahoma 12.5
Oregon 3,605,503 Oregon 59.5
Pennsylvania 7,633,336 Pennsylvania 102.2
Puerto Rico 827,363 Puerto Rico 13.4
Rhode Island 0 Rhode Island 0.0
South Carolina 194,200 South Carolina 2.3
South Dakota 0 South Dakota 0.0
Tennessee 1,849,960 Tennessee 25.0
Texas 4,342,874 Texas 68.3
Utah 6,589,676 Utah 93.1
Vermont 19,616 Vermont 0.6
Virginia 12,673,548 Virginia 143.1
Washington 6,347,687 Washington 105.9
West Virginia 13,774 West Virginia 0.3
Wisconsin 2,377,612 Wisconsin 25.6
Wyoming 7,688 Wyoming 0.2
Total 204,915,110   2,748.1

 

  Actual Cost
(Millions)
  Cost in 2010 Dollars
($Millions)
Alabama0.0Alabama0.0
Alaska 6.8Alaska 9.0
Arizona 413.8Arizona 500.1
Arkansas 3.3Arkansas 3.9
California 479.5California 763.9
Colorado 104.5Colorado 142.9
Connecticut 29.7Connecticut 48.2
Delaware0.1Delaware0.3
District of Columbia0.0District of Columbia0.0
Eastern Dir. Fed.1.4Eastern Dir. Fed. 2.9
Florida 368.4Florida 430.1
Georgia 56.4Georgia 73.6
Hawaii 4.5Hawaii 5.5
Idaho 10.8Idaho 13.4
Illinois 94.9 Illinois 136.0
Indiana 86.7 Indiana 99.6
Iowa 18.4 Iowa 21.6
Kansas 17.5 Kansas 19.2
Kentucky 8.8 Kentucky 12.0
Louisiana 56.0 Louisiana 64.5
Maine 1.8 Maine 1.9
Maryland 254.8 Maryland 350.5
Massachusetts 53.6 Massachusetts 59.9
Michigan 101.6 Michigan 142.5
Minnesota 123.8 Minnesota 182.0
Mississippi 3.4 Mississippi 3.6
Missouri 49.2 Missouri 55.2
Montana 1.2 Montana 1.2
Nebraksa 1.3 Nebraksa 1.4
Nebraska 6.5 Nebraska 8.6
Nevada 53.7 Nevada 65.1
New Hampshir 17.4 New Hampshir 21.5
New Jersey 215.7 New Jersey 333.6
New Mexico 28.4 New Mexico 36.2
New York 268.5 New York 350.5
North Carolina 27.4 North Carolina 42.5
North Dakota 0.4 North Dakota 0.5
Ohio 240.0 Ohio 289.4
Okalahoma 3.0 Okalahoma 3.1
Oklahoma 11.3 Oklahoma 15.0
Oregon 40.0 Oregon 58.8
Pennsylvania 224.7 Pennsylvania 299.0
Puerto Rico 28.1 Puerto Rico 36.0
Rhode Island   Rhode Island  
South Carolina 2.7 South Carolina 3.8
South Dakota   South Dakota  
Tennessee 32.0 Tennessee 46.4
Texas 66.4 Texas 93.0
Utah 58.6 Utah 74.4
Vermont 0.3 Vermont 0.5
Virginia 211.4 Virginia 302.7
Washington 128.8 Washington 162.0
West Virginia 0.1 West Virginia 0.2
Wisconsin 40.1 Wisconsin 56.0
Wyoming 0.1 Wyoming 0.1
Total 4,057.8   5,443.7

Table 1 lists the States with the most barrier construction by area, length, and cost

Updated: 07/19/2012
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