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Literature Listings (16)


Author, Year   Full Reference
Lehnert, Mark E. and John A. Bissonette, 1997   Lehnert, J. E. and J. A. Bissonette. 1997. Effectiveness of highway crosswalk structures at reducing deer-vehicle collisions. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 25:809-818.
Wood, Peggy, and Michael L. Wolfe, 1988   Wood, P. and M. L. Wolfe.1988. Intercept feeding as a means for reducing deer-vehicle collisions. Wildlife Society Bulletin 16:376-380.
Michelle A. Page, 2006   Page, M. 2006. A toolkit for reducing wildlife and domestic animal-vehicle collisions in Utah. In Transportation Research Board 2006 Annual Meeting. CD ROM. Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.
Rosa, S. and J. A. Bissonette, 2005   Rosa, S. and J. A. Bissonette. How to teach a mule deer to safely cross an interstate? Preliminary results of a wildlife mortality mitigation strategy on Interstate 15 in Utah, USA. In Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, edited by C. Leroy Irwin, Paul Garrett, and K.P. McDermott. Raleigh, NC: Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, 2006.
John Bissonette and Mary Hammer, 2000   Bissonette, J. A., and M. Hammer. 2000. Effectiveness of earthen return ramps in reducing big game highway mortality in Utah, Final report. Report no. UT-01.09, Utah Department of Transportation, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Kassar, Chris, 2005   Kassar, C. 2005. Wildlife-vehicle collisions in Utah: An analysis of wildlife mortality hotspots, economic impacts, and implications for mitigation and management. Thesis, Utah State University, Logan Utah.
West. P. , 2006   West, P. W. 2006. Wildlife connectivity across Utah's highways. Utah Department of Transportation Report No. U-06.06.url: www.udot.utah.gov
Rosa, Silvia,   Rosa, S. 2006. Highway effects on small mammal communities and effectiveness of deer-vehicle collision mitigation strategy. Masters Thesis, Utah State University, Logan, UT.
Bissonette, J. A. and W. Adair, 2008   Bissonette, J. A. and W. Adair. 2008. Restoring habitat permeability to roaded landscapes with isometrically-scaled wildlife crossings. Biological Conservation, (141) 482-488.
Bissonette J.A, C. A> Kassar, L. J. Cook, 2008   Bissonette J.A, C. A Kassar, L. J. Cook. 2008. Assessment of costs associated with deer-vehicle collisions:human death and injury, vehicle damage, and deer loss. Human-Wildlife Conflicts 2(1) :17 -27,Spring 2008
Bissonette J.A and C.A. Kassar, 2008   Bissonette J.A and C.A. Kassar.2008.Locations of deer-vehicle collisions are unrelated to traffic volume or posted speed limit.Human-Wildlife Conflicts 2(1):122-130.
Bissonette J.A and S.A. Rosa, 2009   Bissonette J.A and S.A. Rosa. 2009. Road Zone Effect in Small-Mammal Communities. Ecology and Society 14 (1): 27
Peterson, C.C., 2008   Peterson, C.C. 2008. Conservation implications of winter-feeding policies for mule deer in Utah. Dissertation to Utah State University, Logan, UT.
Auger.J., J.D.Heward, H.L. Black, and G. Wallace, 2005   Auger.J., J.D.Heward, H.L. Black, and G. Wallace. 2005. Movements of Utah Black Bears : implications for management and conservation. Western Black Bear Workshop, 8 : 72- 80.
West W. Paul , 2008   West W. Paul. 2008. UDOT Wildlife and Domestic Animal Accident Toolkit. Report submitted to Utah Department of Transportation Environmental Services and Wildlife and Domestic Animal Accident Quality Improvement Team. April 29, 2008.
J.A. Bissonette, C. A. Kassar,   Bissonette, J.A. and C. A. Kassar. 2008. Locations of deer-vehicle collisions are unrelated to traffic volume or posted speed limit.Human-wildlife Conflicts, 2:122-130.

Article Listings (9)


Author   Title
John A. Bissonette and Mary Hammer   Effectiveness Of Earthen Return Ramps In Reducing Big Game Highway Mortality In Utah
Michelle A. Page   A Toolkit for Reducing Wildlife & Domestic Animal-Vehicle Collisions in Utah
Mark .E. Lehnert, Laura A. Romin, and John A. Bissonette   Mule deer-Highway Mortality in Northeastern Utah: Causes, Patterns, and a New Mitigative Technique
Mark .E. Lehnert, John A. Bissonette, and J.W. Haefner   Deer Highway Mortality: Using Models To Tailor Mitigative Efforts
Chris Kassar and John A. Bissonette   Deer-Vehicle Crash Hotspots In Utah: Data For Effective Mitigation
John A. Bissonette and Chris Kassar   Costs Of Deer-Vehicle Accidents In Utah
John A. Bissonette   Scaling roads and wildlife: the Cinderella principle
John A. Bissonette, Mary Hammer, and Nicole Haynes McCoy   Getting Deer off of the Road: A Better Way
John A. Bissonette   Three Different Deer Ramp and Fence Placements Depending on Topography and Knowledge of Deer Behavior

Structure Listings (9)


State Project Name Year Completed Crossing Type Target Species
UT Sardine Canyon underpasses 1997 underpass mule deer, elk
UT Jordanelle Deer Crosswalks 1994 crosswalks mule deer
UT Scipio underpass 1980s underpass mule deer
UT Santaquin underpasses 1980s underpass mule deer
UT I-15 Beaver underpasses 2004 underpass mule deer, elk
UT I-15 Beaver overpass 1975 overpass mule deer, elk
UT I-15 Beaver underpass 1984 underpass mule deer, elk
UT Monticello underpasses 2005 underpass mule deer, elk
UT St. George Tortoise culverts 1996 culvert desert tortoise

Website Listings (15)

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Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Utah Department of Transportation
Sierra Club - Utah's Legacy Highway
UDOT - Utah's Legacy Highway
Deseret News - Deer-vehicle Collisions
KSL Channel 5 News - Deer-vehicle Collisions
Deseret News - Utah, Wildlife, and Roads
UDOT - Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan
Utah Transportation 2030
Article Utah Deer Vehicle Collisions and Utah State Univ. Research
Utah Reseachers Talk About Risk of Deer-Vehicle Collisions
Utah's Standard Examiner Article on Deer-Vehicle Collisions
Utah State University Link to Patricia Cramer Interview on Deer-Vehicle Collisions
Utah State Today Newsletter On J. Bissonette & P. Cramer & Wildlife & Roads
Utah's Hearld Journal on P. Cramer & J. Bissonette & Wildlife & Roads

Image Listings (13)


Utah I-15 wildlife underpass near Beaver, Utah.
Utah I-15 wildlife underpass near Beaver, Utah.
Utah I-15 wildlife underpass near Beaver, Utah. Elk use documented by Silvia Rosa of Utah State University.

Deer underpass, under US 91/89, Wellsville Mountains, Utah
Deer underpass, under US 91/89, Wellsville Mountains, Utah
The two tunnels are for each lane of traffic and divided by a fenced median.

Series of a pair of wildlife underpasses for deer and elk, under I-15 in Southern Utah.
Series of a pair of wildlife underpasses for deer and elk, under I-15 in Southern Utah.
Larger tunnel is for wildlife, smaller culverts for water. One set of passages under each direction of traffic, with fenced median area. Constructed 9 months prior

Silvia Rosa checking her remote cameras that photograph wildlife usage along Wildcat underpass under I-15, Utah.
Silvia Rosa checking her remote cameras that photograph wildlife usage along Wildcat underpass under I-15, Utah.


The first wildlife overpass in North America.
The first wildlife overpass in North America.
Spans I-15 in southern Utah (near mile marker 102). Established 1980. Mule deer use evident in pathway to the left of Silvia Rosa.

John Bissonetter with fence.
John Bissonetter with fence.
Dr. John Bissonette at a fence intended to direct mule deer and elk to passage about 1 mile away, but which is down and apparently not working, as seen from elk and deer tracks in snow. Utah's Highway 91/89, Wellsville Mountains, near Logan, UT. Maintenance crews were alerted and repaired the fence.

Elk print.
Elk print.
Elk print in corrugated culvert passage under Utah's highway 91/89, Wellsville Mountains, near Logan, Utah.

John Bissonette at escape gate.
John Bissonette at escape gate.
Dr. John Bissonette at escape gate along Utah's highway 91/89, Wellsville Mountains, near Logan, Utah. Once there is some snow accumulation, gates no longer work, they either stay closed or open.

Standard highway fencing and
Standard highway fencing and "deer-proof" fence.
Silvia Rosa demonstrating the difference between standard highway fencing and the new addition to the fence that makes it 'deer-proof' along I-15, Utah.

Patty Cramer on escape ramp.
Patty Cramer on escape ramp.
Patty Cramer on escape ramp along I-15 in Utah. Ramp intended to allow deer, elk, and other wildlife that are trapped along roadway and fence, to escape the road right of way by jumping down. Height is believed high enough to prevent wildlife from jumping up to enter highway right of way.

Mother moose and calf.
Mother moose and calf.
Moose photographed in the Cache National Forest, Utah.

Matriarchal mule deer leading younger members of herd through wildlife passage under I-15 in Utah
Matriarchal mule deer leading younger members of herd through wildlife passage under I-15 in Utah


Mule deer fawn examining trail camera in median area of bridged underpasses along Utah's I-15
Mule deer fawn examining trail camera in median area of bridged underpasses along Utah's I-15


Crossings Listings (26)


Project Name   Location   Type   Date
US 93 culverts   US 93 South of Kingman - AZ   Culvert   1997
US 93 underpasses   US 93 South of Kingman - AZ   Underpass   2001
Orange County 241 Southern Cal Edison   Orange County 241 - CA   Underpass   1997
Siskiyou County Fencing and Underpass I-5   I-5 South of Yreka - CA   Fencing, Underpass   2005
Florida panther Route 29 underpasses   SR 29 Naples - FL   Box Culvert   1995
Florida panther Route 29 underpasses   SR 29 Naples - FL   Box Culvert   1992
Copeland Hwy 95 underpasses   Hwy 95 16 miles south of Canada - ID   Culvert   2005
I-84 Deer Fences   I-84 Snowville UT to Sublett ID - ID   Fencing   1969
Highway 84 message boards   I-84 Sublett to Utah border - ID   Signage   ?
US 67 Re-route for buttflies, turtles, frog   US 67 Jacksonville re-alignment Beardstown - IL   Other   2002
Boonsboro Box Turtle Fencing   Boonsboro, South Mountain Recreation Area - MD   Fencing   2004
Trunk Highway 53 Johnson Crk passage   TH 53 St. Louis Johnson Creek South - MN   Bridge   2006
Hwy 93 South Bridges Lolo to Hamilton   Hwy 93 South Bitteroot Bridge 17+10 - MT   Bridge   2006
Hwy 93 South Bridges Lolo to Hamilton   Hwy 93 South - N. Bass Creek 203+88 - MT   Bridge   2005
Hwy 93 South One Horse Creek   Hwy 93 South Stevensville to Florence - MT   Culvert   2005
Hwy 93 South Bridges Lolo to Hamilton   Hwy 93 South - S. Bass Creek 194+71 - MT   Culvert   2005
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 175+00 - MT   Culvert   2006
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 112+23 - MT   Culvert   2006
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 123+33 - MT   Culvert   2006
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 132+00 - MT   Culvert   2006
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 188+06 - MT   Culvert   2006
Hwy 93 South Bridges Lolo to Hamilton   Hwy 93 South Stevensville to Florence 181+34 - MT   Bridge   2005
Road Redesign Hwy 56   Hwy 56 near Libby, South of Troy - MT   Road Redesign   2003
Hwy 93 South Bridges Lolo to Hamilton   Hwy 93 South Sweeney Creek 234+55 - MT   Bridge   2005
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 252+47 - MT   Culvert   2006
Milton Route 2 Frog Fencing   US Rte 2 Milton - VT   Fencing   2003