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Keeping It Simple: Easy Ways to Help Wildlife Along Roads

Photo Gallery for Plugging bridge-deck drains creates cleaner water for fish



Photo shows vertical pipe drains or "scuppers" along side of bridge
Oregon Department of Transportation photo
Before plugging, vertical pipe drains allowed runoff to flow directly into waterway

Updated: 12/12/2012
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