Measures For Dust Control At National Highway Construction Sites

  • NHAI has set up a ‘Dust and Control Management Centre’.
  • Under the directions issued by the Commission of Air Quality Management (CAQM).
  • To improve the air quality index in the National Capital Region.
  • NHAI is implementing projects such as Dwarka Expressway, UER II Delhi- Amritsar-Katra Expressway and Delhi – Dehradun Expressway.
  • To keep the air quality and dust levels in control
  • NHAI has directed its contractors/ concessioners to review the existing dust control measures at the National Highway construction sites and strictly comply with the directions issued by the CAQM / Central and/ or State Pollution Control Board.

Dust control measures

  • Deployment of mechanical sweeping machines on completed projects.
  • Water sprinkling throughout the day on all construction sites.
  • Deployment of Anti-Smog Guns on all construction sites and batching plants.
  • Covering of Construction & Demolition material with green net or cloth.
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