Tunnel use by wildlife aids driver safety February 10, 2013 Virginia

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Tunnel use by wildlife aids driver safety February 10, 2013 Virginia, Charlottesville Tomorrow
... The financial savings were most recently documented in a 2005 study by the Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research ... The study, “The Use of Highway Underpasses by Large Mammals in Virginia and Factors Influencing their Effectiveness,” recommended that the Virginia Department of Transportation consider constructing wildlife crossings when building roads.  Bridget Donaldson, a senior research scientist at the innovation center and study author, said that no wildlife crossings have been built in Albemarle since the article’s publication.

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