Prawne Problemy Górnictwa i Ochrony Środowiska, (2016), nr 1, s. 13-29
The article analyses legal regulations concerning the application of noise barriers with reference to road investments. It discusses general provisions aimed at protecting the environment against noise, special regulations pertaining to roads, and the legal status of a noise barrier. The role of noise barriers was approached in the context of the environmental impact assessment of a project. It was also necessary to take heed of the impact of noise barriers on third parties’ interests and the landscape.