Monitoring Pollution from Downtown Construction and from Traffic in a Large City

Air Quality Monitoring Study of Construction Activities between 69th and 87th Street on Second Avenue  (22 page pdf,  Parsons Brinkerhoff, MTA Capital Construction, Jan. 17, 2012)

Today we review an interesting study from New York City, where health concerns about dust from road construction were addressed by an assessment of air quality by roadside monitors . Results indicate that the levels of high pollution on 3-6 days of the month  monitored were  due to traffic and not from blasting or other construction activities.

To see Key Quotes and Links to key reports about this post, click HERE


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