CDOT: Wildlife zone designation decreases collisions

There are about 100 miles of speed-restricted wildlife zones along Colorado highways, mostly on the Western Slope. Wildlife collisions in these areas have decreased by about 9 percent in the two years of study, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.



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There are about 100 miles of speed-restricted wildlife zones along Colorado highways, mostly on the Western Slope. Wildlife collisions in these areas have decreased by about 9 percent in the two years of study, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Legislation sponsored in 2010 by former state Rep. Kathleen Curry and Sen. Gail Schwartz (D-Dist. 5) initiated lowered nighttime speeds and doubled fines for speeding at night in 100 miles of…




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