Highway Noise Reduction Barriers: A Literature Review

Report No: 73-R9

Published in 1973

About the report:

This report describes the various parameters that must be considered in evaluating highway noise barriers. The information presented is based on the current state of the art and covers the effectiveness, designs, materials and costs of barriers.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


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Ernest Gordon Kerby

Last updated: February 7, 2024

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