Priority index on road sections for noise action plan (Índice para determinación de la prioridad de actuación en los tramos de carretera de un plan de acción contra el ruido)

Ruiz-Padillo, A, Ramos-Ridao, A, Torija Martinez, AJ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5915-3736 and Ruiz, DP 2014, 'Priority index on road sections for noise action plan (Índice para determinación de la prioridad de actuación en los tramos de carretera de un plan de acción contra el ruido)' , Carreteras, 195 , pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

It is well known that the road traffic noise is one of the most important contributors to the environmental impact generated by roads. There no exists hitherto any regulated guidance or procedure that establishes how to undertake a well-founded prioritization among the diverse road sections which are included in the corresponding Action Plans against noise according to the Environmental Noise Directive (2002/49/EC). In this work, the so-called “priority road stretch index” (PRSI) is developed. This index is based on a number of variables (called “priority road stretch variables”, PRSV), which are weighted according to their influence on the road traffic noise problem. This developed index allows sorting out by priority action the road sections included in the Noise Action Plans. Also, in order to test the validity of the proposed methodology, the “priority road stretch index” is applied to the Action Plan against Noise 2008-2012 of the road network of the regional government of Andalusia in the province of Almería.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Carreteras
Publisher: Asociación Española de la Carretera
ISSN: 0212-6389
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Funders: ‘‘Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad’’ of Spain, ‘‘Dirección General de Infraestructuras de la Consejería de Fomento y Vivienda’’ of the ‘‘Junta de Andalucía’’ (Spain), University of Malaga and the European Commission under Grant Agreement No. 246550 of the 7th Framework Program of R&D of the EU, granted within the People Program, ‘‘Co-funding of regional, national and international programs (COFUND)’’.
Depositing User: Dr Antonio J Torija Martinez
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2019 15:27
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2019 15:30
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/53224

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