CDOT ending wildlife zones

CDOT ending wildlife zones

Study shows they were ineffective
JERRY McBRIDE/Herald file photo

A elk takes its chances while attemping to cross U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango in what has been a test wildlife zone with reduced speeds during nighttime hours from October through May. The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced that the zones across the state did not consistently reduce the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions, so it is removing the zones.

CDOT ending wildlife zones

JERRY McBRIDE/Herald file photo

A elk takes its chances while attemping to cross U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango in what has been a test wildlife zone with reduced speeds during nighttime hours from October through May. The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced that the zones across the state did not consistently reduce the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions, so it is removing the zones.
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