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Ohio DOT’s ‘Chia Pet’ sound Wall
Posted By John Latta On July 20, 2010 @ 11:29 am In eRoadPro Newsletter,The Roadologist | No Comments
Green may coming to yet another segment of our industry that used to be concrete’s domain.
According to a Cleveland Plain Dealer story on Cleveland.com, Ohio DOT is trying to find an eco-friendly highway noise abatement system that will work long term.
The Ohio Department of Transportation will test a 12-foot-high wall of stacked, 70-pound bags sprouting plants and grass as an innovative way to muffle highway sound.
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