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Keeping It Simple: Easy Ways to Help Wildlife Along Roads

Photo Gallery for "Electric crosswalk" cuts elk roadkill by 96 percent



This photo shows electric highway signage warning motorists about elk in the right-of-way or on the road. A solar panel is mounted on top of the sign post. Underneath it are a diamond-shaped sign with a silhouette of an elk and beneath it a rectangular sign reading WHEN FLASHING. Lights above and below these signs will flash when elk are nearby. Elk in the right-of-way will cause one light to flash; elk on the highway will activate both lights.
Flashing signs alert drivers elk are about to cross the road.

Updated: 12/12/2012
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