Tagged with freeway barrier

No breaks for wildlife; Harley wants a home

No breaks for wildlife I received a quick response from the Oregon Department of Transportation regarding the question I brought up in my last post. I asked why the department didn’t use cable barriers instead of concrete barriers on a stretch of I-84 near Mosier, since the concrete barriers are more deadly for wildlife, as … Continue reading


Protecting wildlife from road danger; we can do better

This week I saw a dead fawn on I-84 lying next to a miles-long concrete barrier separating eastbound and westbound traffic. It’s bad enough that wildlife have to cross railroad tracks and four lanes of high-speed traffic to get to the Columbia River. But the concrete barriers seal their doom. A few years ago Michigan … Continue reading