Analysis Of Road Traffic Noise At Express Highway

Paper Topic :

Expert approaches

Author Name :

Ashvini D. Dhote, Mahendra P. Nawathe, Dr. C.R. Patil

Abstract :

Noise, defined as unwanted or excessive sound, is an undesirable by-product of our modern way of life. In world health organization (WHO) statements, “large city noise is considered to be the third most hazardous pollution”. Amravati is the seventh most populous metropolitan city in Maharashtra state. Apart from Amravati district itself- Akola, Yavatmal, Buldhana, Washim, these district also comes under Amravati Division. The city is located on the national highway NH-6 leading to Mumbai in the west and Kolkata in the east. Several trips were required to identify enough sites that would meet the criteria and be appropriate for the measurement methods.

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