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Civil & Environmental Engineering

ISSN: 2165-784X

Open Access

Assessment of Traffic Noise Pollution Impact of Residential/Commercial Development

Abstract

Nayef Al-Mutairi

This paper the findings of an environmental impact study aimed at determining traffic-generated noise pollution impact of new Township Redevelopment Project in Ahmadi, Kuwait. The specific objectives of the study were no measure traffic flow variables; Traffic-generated noise; examine and compare noise pollution compliance with the EPA standards; and recommend mitigation measures. Eight representative roadway locations were systematic – randomly selected for monitoring traffic flow and noise levels. At each monitoring site, the study variables were monitored during six daily peak periods. In addition, data were also collected on atmospheric conditions – temperature, wind velocity and direction and humidity for each monitoring day.

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