Wildlife fence extended on Highway 82 June 1, 2013 Colorado

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Wildlife fence extended on Highway 82 June 1, 2013 Colorado, Aspen Times
... The wildlife fencing is the most cost-effective tool CDOT has found to reduce accidents between cars and wildlife, said agency spokeswoman Nancy Shanks...  “Obviously we can’t fence everywhere,” ... The 6-foot-high wood frames ... Earth is piled up against them to form a ramp from the highway side. The opposite side is a wooden wall that is high enough to prevent deer and elk from jumping up and into the highway corridor. However, wildlife stuck in the corridor is able to climb the ramp to safety on the opposite side...

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