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Standalone Noise Barrier Program (Metro)

How the projects scored in 2019

The construction costs shown on this list represent a very rough estimate based on limited information available at the time selection decisions were made. Actual construction and delivery costs will change over time as projects go from a concept through the project development process and are eventually constructed.

Last updated December 2019

Score City Route Description Meets Cost Effective Threshold Estimated Cost Year
100 New Hope  US 169 Build approximately 2,800 ft noise wall on the northbound side from north of Bass Lake Road to South of 63rd Ave N Yes $2,000,000 2023
97 Edina MN 62 Build approximately 1,450 ft noise wall on the westbound side from east of Red Fox Court to Bredese North Park Yes $1,000,000 2024
66 Plymouth US 169 Build approximately 3,425 ft noise wall on the southbound side from south of 17th Ave N to Medicine Lake Road N Yes $2,400,000 Not selected
53 Eagan I-35E Build approximately 1,075 ft noise wall on the northbound side from south of Englert Road to North Pond View PT Yes $730,000 Not selected
14 New Brighton I-694 Build approximately 1,000 ft noise wall on the eastbound side from Berne Circle E to west of Forest Dale Road No $670,000 Not selected