MIDLAND, VA – March 28, 2018 - Smith-Midland Corporation (OTCQX: SMID). Civil Wall Solutions (a division of Lane Construction) has awarded Smith-Midland the contract to supply SoftSoundTM sound absorptive and reflective noise wall panels for the I-395 Express Lane VDOT project in Northern Virginia. The $336-million I-395 design-build project will extend the Express Lanes along an eight mile section of I-395 in Fairfax and Arlington Counties. The over $3.2 million sound wall contract is a continuation of the project to which Smith-Midland initially provided 23 miles of J-J Hooks precast concrete safety barrier.
“This will represent the latest in a long line of successful noise wall projects across our market area,” said Ashley Smith, Smith-Midland’s President, “The continued success of our SoftSound product speaks to our customers’ ongoing satisfaction with its superior quality.”
SoftSound, an Easi-Set Worldwide licensed product, is a proprietary material molded and compressed to meet the desired technical and aesthetic requirements, providing superior sound absorptive technology. It combines a highly specialized mineralized aggregate with cement as a binder in a specific and exacting manufacturing process. Once installed, SoftSound surpasses other products for sound absorption, durability, strength, and moldability.
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