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Wild idea implemented in Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alta. -- To help reduce the number of accidents involving wildlife, the City of Edmonton is adding a wild...


EDMONTON, Alta. — To help reduce the number of accidents involving wildlife, the City of Edmonton is adding a wildlife underpass where the Anthony Henday Drive extension meets Whitemud Creek.

The underpasses have worked well at keeping wildlife off the Trans-Canada Highway in Alberta parks, but this is the first time the approach will be taken within the city limits.

The $5 million-underpass will be two-tiered, allowing passage for not only animals, but pedestrians as well.

Animal underpasses are commonly used by wolves, bears, deer and elk around Banff, and city officials hope the idea will work equally well in Edmonton and cut down on the number of vehicle/animal collisions.


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