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Engineering Animal Overpasses and Underpasses

• arclein
During a 13-month period after construction, 2,433 photographs of various animals, primarily deer, but also bears, raccoons, and domestic dogs and cats, were taken as they used the underpasses. Animal deaths from vehicle collisions were counted as well. When compared with reports from adjacent sections of U.S. Highway 64, the new section of road experienced a 58 per cent reduction in wildlife mortality.

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