Tharp, Francisco
March 2008
High Country News;3/3/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p3
The article reports on the proposal to build a bridge over Interstate 70 highway in Vail, Colorado. It states that the overpass aims to provide protection to wild animals in the White River National Forest, Eagle's West Wilderness and Holy Cross Wilderness from being killed while crossing the street. It shows that trees, shrubs, grasses and other vegetation will be planted in the bridge which will serve as food and habitat to the animals. In addition, it was found that the construction of bridge over highways have resulted towards a decline in road accidents among motorists by about 80 percent.


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