ABATEMENT OF HIGHWAY NOISE WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ROADSIDE DESIGN

NOISE THAT EMANATES FROM THE HIGHWAY TO THE SURROUNDING AREA, PARTICULARLY TO ABUTTING PROPERTY, AS WELL AS WITH WHAT MAY BE DONE BY THE HIGHWAY ENGINEER TO MAKE THIS NOISE LESS OBJECTIONABLE TO ROADSIDE DWELLERS, IS TREATED. THE REPORT HAS INTENTIONALLY BEEN LIMITED IN SCOPE TO THE RECOGNITION THAT THERE IS NEED FOR ABATEMENT OF HIGHWAY NOISE; UNITS OF MEASUREMENT; INFORMATION AS TO WHAT IS KNOWN; CITATION OF EXAMPLES; AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN THIS FIELD. THE LIST OF REFERENCES IS PERHAPS THE MOST IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION SINCE IT AFFORDS THE READER THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLORE FOR HIMSELF THE BEST INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT THIS WRITING. /AUTHOR/

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    • No 318, pp 55-78, 6 FIG, 1 TAB, 3 PHOT, 16 REF, 3 APP Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
  • Authors:
    • Simonson, Wilbur H
  • Publication Date: 1955

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Pagination: 14p
  • Monograph Title: Abatement of highway noise and fumes
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  • Accession Number: 00205080
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 15 1971 12:00AM