Caltrans expects the land to be cleared early next year for a 87 87 million wildlife crossing on the 101 Freeway in Agora Hills. Helps to save the isolated population of mountain lions in the region from extinction..
The Liberty Valley Bridge, which has been a conservationist’s dream for years, will allow mountain lions and other species to cross safely on a busy eight-lane section of the freeway, with 300,000 vehicles per day, officials said. Use
When completed, the 200-foot-long, 165-foot-wide Wildlife Bridge will be the largest of its kind in the world, officials said. The project has the support of several public and private organizations, including the California Department of Transportation and the National Wildlife Federation, officials said.
Sheikh Moinuddin, Caltrans project manager, said the project is likely to be auctioned next month and construction will begin at the end of January. The project will be divided into two phases, the first covering the area across 101 Freeway and the second covering two lanes of Agora Road.
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