Noise Pollution Measurement in High-traffic Streets of Durres Municipality


Marsida Klemo – “Aleksander Moisiu” University of Durres, Professional Studies Faculty, Applied and Natural Science Department, Currila Street, no.1, Albania
Osman Metalla – “Aleksander Moisiu” University of Durres, Professional Studies Faculty, Marine and Engineering Science Department, Currila Street, no.1, Albania

Urban noise;
Dogana street;
Equivalent noise level


Abstract: The inspection of noise pollution in urban areas can affect pos­itively the health and welfare of residents. This paper analyzes the noise pollution in high-traffic streets of different areas in Durres Municipality. Measurements carried out by using TESTO 816-1 supply were investigated and compared to see the highest equivalent noise level during morning and night time. The results were evidenced and conclusions were reported. It was found a difference between the average equivalent noise levels of ar­eas/streets monitored. During morning the highest value was observed in the industrial area (Dogana street) with <Leq> = 61.02 dB followed by the commercial area (Adria street) with <Leq> = 59.04 dB and the residential area (Stefan Kaculini – Glaukia street) with <Leq> = 57.6 dB. The highest equivalent noise level during the night was observed in the commercial area (Egnatia street) with <Leq> = 52.04 dB. The findings achieved by this study showed also that noise pollution levels noticed were higher than permissible levels and most of this pollution was caused by vehicle traffic.

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