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Click the image below to view an interactive map that shows the location of each proposed sound wall as well as photo renderings with and without the proposed sound walls from specific locations.
The height of the proposed sound wall in each photo rendering is specific to that particular location.
Benefitted residents and property owners are eligible to
vote on a sound wall. A benefitted resident or property owner is one who lives
on or owns a property at which noise levels will be reduced by at least five
decibels if the proposed sound wall is built. These standards are set by ODOT
ODOT will conduct a vote in August and September 2019.
Ballots will be mailed to eligible voters. If 50% or more of the eligible
voters submit a ballot, then the votes are counted to determine whether or not
a sound wall is constructed. Each benefitted property owner or tenant gets to
vote on the corresponding sound wall that benefits their home and/or property.
If the voter response is less than 50%, a second and final
round of voter outreach will be conducted. The outcome will be determined by
majority vote after the additional outreach, regardless of the final percentage
of voter response. A majority of “YES” votes is needed for a sound wall to be
Contact: Lili Boicourt, ODOT Community Affairs
Sound Wall Hotline: (503) 877-9916
Visit the project website at www.hwy217.org
Sign up to receive email alerts on the project website
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