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Advocates say three structures would minimize road kill, increase animal health
Photos courtesy of the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, This rendering shows an animal crossing that would bridge a section of Oracle Road north of Oro Valley. The voter-approved RTA provides $45 million for such wildlife connectivity projects.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Carolyn Campbell of the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection points out a section of Oracle Road that the group would like to see a wildlife-crossing bridge built. The structure would join two sections of State Trust Land to the Coronado National Forest.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, This section of Oracle Road near Big Wash Overlook Place has been chosen for a possible wildlife-crossing tunnel. An ADOT study found that the area had one of the highest concentrations of road kill, indicating that animals frequent the area.