Beniardà avenue to be paved with traffic noise absorbing material
Written by Cool FM 97.4 on January 12, 2019
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Benidorm will pave the Beniardà avenue with a material that absorbs traffic noise
The recently presented Acoustic Map of the city indicates that this road is one of the most affected by the sound effects of vehicle traffic
Beniardà Avenue in Benidorm.
A new material that absorbs the noise of thousands of vehicles every day.
The City of Benidorm starts tomorrow afternoon in the asphalting of the Beniardà avenue in which a type of asphalt will be used to minimize the inconvenience of road traffic .
This was explained yesterday by the mayor, Toni Pérez, who pointed out that this action is one of the improvements obtained by the City Council under the “Asphalt Plan 2018” contract, valued at 500,000 euros and with which the pavement around of a score of streets in the city.
The use of this material will also allow acting on one of the areas indicated by the recently presented Acoustic Map of the tourist capital as the most affected by the sound of vehicle traffic.
Image: Google Maps
The mayor pointed out that “knowing the results” that this map commissioned by the City Council and presented this week in the Mobility Advisory Council, the municipal technicians “have opted to use asphalt sonorreductor Beniardà Avenue to mitigate the noise that occurs in this way “, the main access to Benidorm from the region and the one that registers the highest vehicle gauges.
This acoustic map, indicates that traffic is the main source of noise in Benidorm, although with sound pollution levels well below the usual results in Spanish cities and that in no case affect more than 6.6% of the population.
The same document points out that Beniardà Avenue is one of those that “concentrate a good part of this noise pollution, hence we have taken advantage of this resurfacing to take measures that reduce the noise impact of traffic on this road”.