Durbin Announces $350,000 in DOT Funding for O'Hare Noise Mitigation

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $350,000 in funding to the Board of Education of the City of Chicago District 299 for noise mitigation measures at Farnsworth Elementary School near Chicago O’Hare International Airport. This grant will fund sound proofing efforts – including acoustic window unit, ceiling, vestibule and doorway installment, mechanical and electrical system revision and existing soundproofing related asbestos abatement.