Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority

Highway Noise Wall Policy and Program Information

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has adopted a policy regarding highway noise along the Dulles Toll Road. The policy and appendices are available for download.

Here is a chronology of the Dulles Toll Road Highway Noise Policy:

  • Development of the Highway Noise Policy began in early 2010.
  • A public workshop was held in June 2010 and the Draft Highway Noise Policy was released for public comment.
  • The Final Highway Noise Policy was adopted by the MWAA Board of Directors in February 2011
  • The Highway Noise Policy was modified in mid-2011 to reflect comments from the Federal Highway Administration and new Virginia Department of Transportation guidance.
  • The Revised Highway Noise Policy was adopted by the MWAA Board of Directors in February 2012 (see links to documents below).

Please visit this webpage for future updates and document postings.

Links to Webpages and Documents

Policy Documents - Current

Additional Information - updated November 2012

Policy Development Documents (Archive)