Dilemma: I-70 drivers, wildlife seek safe passage October 31, 2011 Colorado

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Dilemma: I-70 drivers, wildlife seek safe passage October 31, 2011 Colorado, Grand Junction Sentinel

...  “I-70 is definitely one of the major barriers to wildlife movement in the state,” said Paige Singer, a conservation biologist with Rocky Mountain Wild and another author of the study.... The transportation department recently removed portions of high concrete safety barriers and replaced them with guardrails in one spot in Eagle County so animals could cross. The agency also installed 100,000 feet of wildlife fencing along 33 miles from Gypsum to Dowd Junction, and placed 58 one-way wildlife escape ramps for animals that manage to get past the fencing.


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