M4 East EIS Volume 2C App I Part 02 Noise and Vibration

M4 East EIS Volume 2C App I Part 02 Noise and Vibration (pdf)

Contents Pages
10.6.2 Work area establishment (continued from part 1) 87
10.6.3 Temporary road and intersection modifications 90
10.6.4 Construction ancillary facilities 93
10.6.5 Roads works 99
10.6.6 Tunnelling site operations 103
10.6.7 Demolition of acquisition properties 106
10.6.8 Ventilation facilities construction 109
10.6.9 Sleep disturbance 112
10.7 Cumulative noise impacts 112
10.8 Construction noise mitigation 113
10.8.1 Restriction of construction hours 113
10.8.2 Restriction of construction noise levels 114
10.8.3 Construction noise mitigation measures 116
10.8.4 General mitigation summary 120
10.8.5 Construction ancillary facilities mitigation summary 120
10.8.6 Construction environmental management plan 122
11 Assessment of construction noise – public road network 123
11.1 Construction road traffic noise goals 123
11.2 Construction traffic noise assessment 123
11.3 Proposed local road use 125
11.4 Mitigation and management measures 125
12 Construction ground-borne noise assessment 127
12.1 Ground-borne noise from tunnelling during roadheader activity 127
12.2 Ground-borne noise management levels 127
12.3 Ground-borne construction noise modelling 127
12.4 Excavation of main tunnels 128
12.5 Discussion 131
12.6 Rockbreaking and Blasting 131
12.7 Ground-borne Noise Mitigation 132
13 Construction vibration assessment 133
13.1 Vibration damage criteria overview 133
13.2 Vibration damage goals 133
13.2.1 Australian Standard AS 2187 and British Standard BS 7385 133
13.2.2 German Standard DIN 4150 134
13.3 Project vibration goals 135
13.4 Human comfort goals for construction vibration 136
13.4.1 Perception of vibration 136
13.4.2 Vibration Goals 136
13.5 Safe working distances for vibration intensive plant 137
13.6 Estimated working distances and vibration intensive plant 138
13.6.1 Cosmetic damage assessment summary 140
13.6.2 Human comfort vibration assessment summary 141
13.7 Cumulative vibration impacts 141
13.8 Blasting 141
13.8.1 Project blasting criteria (human comfort) 141
13.8.2 Project blasting criteria (control of damage) 142
13.8.3 Recommended blasting hours 142
13.8.4 Blasting assessment 142
13.8.5 Blasting recommendations 143
13.8.6 Other blasting methods 143
13.9 Vibration mitigation 144
14 Overall Impact Summary 146
14.1 NCA01 146
14.1.1 Operation 146
14.1.2 Construction 146
14.2 NCA02 147
14.2.1 Operation 147
14.2.2 Construction 147
14.3 NCA03 148
14.3.1 Operation 148
14.3.2 Construction 149
14.4 NCA04 149
14.4.1 Operation 149
14.4.2 Construction 150
14.5 NCA05 150
14.5.1 Operation 150
14.5.2 Construction 151
14.6 NCA06 151
14.6.1 Operation 151
14.6.2 Construction 152
14.7 NCA07 153
14.7.1 Operation 153
14.7.2 Construction 153
14.8 NCA08 and NCA09 154
14.8.1 Operation 154
14.8.2 Construction 155
14.9 NCA10 155
14.9.1 Operation 155
14.9.2 Construction 155
14.10 NCA11 156
14.10.1 Operation 156
14.10.2 Construction 156
14.11 NCA12 157
14.11.1 Operation 157
14.11.2 Construction 157
14.12 NCA13 158
14.12.1 Operation 158
14.12.2 Construction 158
14.13 NCA14 159
14.13.1 Operation 159
14.13.2 Construction 159
14.14 NCA15 160
14.14.1 Operation 160
14.14.2 Construction 161
14.15 NCA16 161
14.15.1 Operation 161
14.15.2 Construction 162
14.16 NCA17 162
14.16.1 Operation 162
14.16.2 Construction 163
14.17 NCA18 164
14.17.1 Operation 164
14.17.2 Construction 164
14.18 NCA19 165
14.18.1 Operation 165
14.18.2 Construction 165
14.19 NCA20 166
14.19.1 Operation 166
14.19.2 Construction 167
14.20 NCA21 167
14.20.1 Operation 167
14.20.2 Construction 168
15 Recommendations for further analysis at detailed design 169
15.1 Operational road traffic noise 169
15.2 Operational ventilation facilities 169
15.3 Construction noise and vibration 169
16 References 171
Appendix A … Acoustic terminology A
Appendix B … Site plan and noise catchment areas (continues in part 3) B
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