The cost of quiet; Perham's Quiet Zone would start at $470K
What would it take to silence those loud trains that so often blow through town?
Anywhere from $470,000 to $2.3 million, according to a preliminary engineer's report.
The early results of a Quiet Zone Assessment are in, and they show that Perham could make its railroad crossings quieter - and a lot safer - without having to close any intersections.
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