LOCATION: Emeryville, CA
PROJECT TYPE: Environmental Noise and Vibration Study
CLIENT: Urban Planning Partners
CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 2014
Located in the City of Emeryville, CA, the 6701 Shellmound project consists of a mixed-use, seven-story building with residences, retail, and amenity spaces. A total of 211 residential units are planned. The project site is situated in close proximity to major freeways and an active rail line used by both freight and passenger trains.
CSDA was contracted by Urban Planning Partners to conduct an environmental noise and vibration study to quantify the existing environmental noise and vibration levels at the site. CSDA completed the study and provided a final report with mitigation recommendations to meet the acoustical criteria in accordance with the City’s General Plan Noise Element and State Building Code, as well as rail vibration criteria stipulated by the Federal Transit Administration.