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Thursday, December 10, 2009

News: Group Makes Noise for Sound Wall Protection, Fairfax Times, Dec. 8, 2009

Residents near Dulles Toll Road engage leaders in battle against train racket

By Kali Schumitz | Staff Writer

As construction of the Dulles Metrorail extension moves full steam ahead, residents along its path are concerned about what the sound of trains traveling down the tracks will mean for their quality of life.

A group representing homeowners groups in neighborhoods along the Dulles Toll Road and the Dulles Connector is working to get about 31 miles of new sound walls installed to mitigate both the existing car traffic noise from the highway and the anticipated noise from the coming transit line.

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