Noise

Noise Study

The technical memorandum, prepared as part of the Environmental Assessment documentation and completed in November 2009, was compiled to assess the effects of anticipated traffic noise resulting from the project’s various improvements, using projected traffic calculations for the year 2030. The report helped the Commission determine where consideration of noise abatement measures under the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project is warranted, reasonable and feasible.

Final Design Noise Analysis Report (Draft)

This report, completed in July 2015, provides a detailed analysis of the noise abatement walls approved during the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project’s Environmental Assessment process. These noise mitigation measures are being carried over into the project’s final design stage. Click here to view PDF

Addendum to Final Design Noise Analysis Report -- Pennsylvania

This report addendum, completed in April 2016, provides a supplemental analysis of updated noise measurements collected in three Lower Makefield, PA neighborhoods where noise abatement walls were deemed to be unwarranted during the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project’s environmental documentation process. The supplemental noise analysis was performed after a December 3, 2015 project open house in response to the public involvement process. The findings confirm that noise abatement walls are unwarranted for these sections of Lower Makefield. Click here to view PDF

Addendum to Final Design Noise Analysis Report -- New Jersey

This report addendum, completed in April 2016, provides information in response to public comments received at the March 15, 2016 Open House/Public Hearing from Ewing, N.J. property owners downriver from I-95. This addendum describes how this area was analyzed for sound level impacts and the process for determining why noise abatement measures are unwarranted for this section of the community.Click to view PDF