Effect of traffic measures on air quality around the E313 motorway, Belgium

submitted by: Swa De Schutter

The E313 motorway between Liège and antwerp is one of the biggest links in the Belgian road network. In the direction of Antwerp, traffic jams and accidents are frequent. Variable speed limit gantries and detector loops were installed every 750 meters. When a traffic jam is detected, the speed limit is gradually reduced on the upstream motorway section. This poster describes the effect of these measures on the air quality