COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – Train horns won’t be blowing loudly anymore in one neighborhood in Commerce City.
On Friday local lawmakers and Sen. Mark Udall celebrated their work to get a quiet zone established at 96th Avenue and Highway 2.READ MORE: FBI Denver Believes Gabby Petito's Body Has Been Found In Wyoming
There will be still be horns, but they’ll be an automated horn posted at the crossing when a train approaches. It’s much quieter than a train’s horn and less of a headache for neighbors.READ MORE: Rollover Crash In Colorado Springs Kills Active Duty Air Force Airman
“When you have conductors lay on their horns consecutively, okay, no break all the way from 104th to 88th, all the way through our community at 2 a.m. when your windows are open, you’re startled to death,” homeowner Dianna Ayala said.MORE NEWS: 4 Large COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Opening This Week In Colorado
The quiet zone at 96th and Highway 2 is the fifth one approved in Commerce City.