The Low Emission Zone (LEZ) is applied in Brussels since 1 January 2018. This measure prohibits certain vehicles to drive in Brussels. Since 1 January 2019, the diesel vehicles under the Euro 2 standards and petrol vehicles without a EURO standard and of EURO 1 standard are also banned.
The reconstruction of the Place Emile Bockstael and its immediate surroundings will start at the end of 2019 for a period of two years. Preparations will start in January 2019.