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Project Experience: Viaduct Rehabilitation Project, New York

The Challenge

Noise guidelines and monitoring were needed for construction activities associated with the rehabilitation of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Meeker Avenue viaduct. The viaduct is located in a mixed commercial and residential community in Brooklyn, New York.

The Strategy


  • Monitored noise and vibration from viaduct demolition, pile driving, and traffic on a temporary trestle adjacent to residential buildings
  • Measured and evaluated alternative demolition methods for noise control purposes
  • Recommended measures for traffic vibration control