CO: Wildlife Detection System Project

Award Winner: Small Project – Innovative Management
Wildlife Detection System Project
Between Durango and Bayfield, CO

“If the new wildlife system saves one life or one person from a collision with an animal it is worth implementing the system.”

CO: Wildlife Detection System Project
Colorado DOT constructed this first-in-the-nation Wildlife Detection System on US 160 between Durango and Bayfield in Southwestern Colorado. The project is already reducing the rate of animal–vehicle collisions in an area where nearly 70 percent of all accidents were animal-vehicle related.

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