Construction Underway for World's Largest Wildlife Crossing for Safe Animal Passage

Chris Lawson May 21, 2024
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First Girders Placed for World's Largest Wildlife Crossing

As human infrastructure expands and habitats fragment, the need for wildlife crossings has become increasingly urgent. These innovative structures not only ensure the safety of both animals and humans but also play a pivotal role in preserving biodiversity. In this article, we delve into the remarkable progress made in constructing the world's largest wildlife crossing near Los Angeles while exploring the broader landscape of wildlife crossings across America

In a groundbreaking achievement for wildlife conservation, the construction of the "largest wildlife crossing in the world" reached a pivotal stage in April. Overcoming numerous challenges, including the daunting task of spanning an 8-lane freeway near Los Angeles, the project marked a significant milestone with the placement of the first girders. This historic moment was celebrated by the National Wildlife Federation, the Caltrans highway department, and a coalition of dedicated private and public partners who have devoted years to this ambitious endeavor.

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