Game & Fish, ADOT team up to make roadways safer July 13, 2012, Arizona

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Game & Fish, ADOT team up to make roadways safer July 13, 2012, Arizona, Mohave Valley News 
... In an effort to minimize vehicle-wildlife collisions, Game and Fish captured elk and fitted them with radio transmitter collars in order to follow their daily movements ... biologists have learned that wildlife will only utilize certain overpass and underpass designs. ADOT uses this information to construct specific structures and install fencing to funnel animals over or under the highways, as was the case on I-17 between Woods Canyon (milepost 317) and Munds Canyon (milepost 322) bridges. ... Information ... can be found on the Arizona Game and Fish website atwww.azgfd.gov/wildlifeplanningand ADOT atwww.azdot.gov/inside_adot/OES/AZ_Wildlife_Linkages.

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