Sound barrier approved to block Highway 17 noise
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In an attempt to reduce construction noise along the stretch of Highway 17 slated for widening, Mount Pleasant's Town Council has approved the construction of a 3,000 foot-long wall.
A contract was awarded yesterday to Gulfstream Construction to tackle the job of building the 3,000 foot by 10 foot high sound barrier. The wall will cost an $743,000 out of the $14 million project.