Under the proposed rules, construction crews would be encouraged to use quieter electric jackhammers.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin’s bill would require the city Department of Environmental Protection to install palm-size detectors to collect data on noise pollution.
It’s a stunning setting: views of the Long Island Sound with spectacular sunsets, but folks who live in Bayville in the shadow of the Crescent Beach Club say it’s a big headache.
In just five days, all construction being conducted outside in Ocean Beach has to stop because of a quality of life regulation.
As work gets underway to lift the Bayonne Bridge so that larger ships getting through the Panama Canal can dock at local ports, those living under the bridge are worried.
The so-called Tennis Climb was originally created by the Federal Aviation Administration to reroute noisy planes from LaGuardia Airport away from the US Open.
Residents near the site of the new Tappan Zee Bridge have voted overwhelmingly to add sound barriers on both sides of the Hudson River once the new bridge is complete.
Helicopters flying over the Hudson River have become a noisy nuisance – especially in parts of New Jersey, where neighbors said their quality of life is being drowned out.
For its part the league has sent a man out with a decibel monitor to track the noise. Players told CBS 2 that they just want to have fun.
Construction has been booming in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for some time, but it has meant for a big headache for some mothers in the neighborhood.
Preliminary pile driving for the new Tappan Zee Bridge has begun and has been a real jolt for some residents.
A former VIP hostess at the Midtown nightclub Lavo is suing the venue, claiming the loud music made her nearly deaf in one ear, according to a published report.
The Federal Aviation Administration has scheduled a meeting Monday night at the East Williston Village Hall on Long Island, to address concerns about the number of flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport zooming overhead.
Some residents say the noise is keeping them awake at night and the complaints have led to a new noise code that, if approved, would fine violators $250 or more.
Actual construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge has yet to begin, but residents along the Hudson River have already complained about noise.