Wildlife Vehicle Collision Mitigation Study: SR260 Rim to Show Low

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) wildlife-vehicle collision data indicate that collisions with elk and deer make up a large proportion of all accidents along SR 260 from the Mogollon Rim to Show Low. This study will use techniques used in the Payson-Rim project to determine elk (and potentially deer) distribution and movement near SR 260 from the Rim (MP 280) to Show Low (MP 340.1) and their crossing patterns. The results will be used to recommend strategies that can be implemented to reduce collisions with wildlife as part of future reconstruction of the highway. Potential strategies could include wildlife passage structures.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $275000.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590

      Arizona Department of Transportation

      206 South 17th Avenue
      Phoenix, AZ  United States  85007
    • Project Managers:

      Kombe, Estomih

    • Performing Organizations:

      Arizona Game and Fish Department

      2221 West Greenway Road
      Phoenix, AZ  United States  85023-4399
    • Principal Investigators:

      Gagnon, Jeffrey

    • Start Date: 20110705
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20170630
    • Source Data: RiP Project 28702

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01566146
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: SPR-706
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jun 11 2015 1:01AM