Articles | Volume 19, issue 6
Research article
26 Jun 2019
Research article |  | 26 Jun 2019

Assessing the impact of road segment obstruction on accessibility of critical services in case of a hazard

Sophie Mossoux, Matthieu Kervyn, and Frank Canters

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Hazard maps provide information about the probability of given areas of being affected by hazards. So far studies combining hazard mapping with accessibility to services are few. In this study, we propose two new metrics defining the importance of each road segment in the accessibility of services, taking into account the probability of being affected by a hazard. These metrics may help support discussions about the development of new infrastructure or road segments and evacuation procedures.
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